Richard C. Morais

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Richard C. Morais is the editor of Penta, a Barron’s website and quarterly magazine. An American raised in Switzerland, Morais has lived most of his life overseas, returning to the United States in 2003. He is the author of The Hundred-Foot Journey and Buddhaland Brooklyn. He lives in New York City.

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Books by this Author

The Hundred-Foot Journey
Buddhaland Brooklyn
Wanderlust

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The Hundred-Foot Journey

Now a major motion picture starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri, produced by Juliet Blake, Oprah Winfrey, and Steven Spielberg. The Hundred-Foot Journey is a culinary fairytale about a young Indian boy who becomes a three-star chef in Paris.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Do the absolute best you can. And then enjoy a rather large glass of wine.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Friends and family on long table in a summer garden, enjoying delicious home-cooked food, lots of vino, and much animated talk.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. What I am doing - writing

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Carl Gustav Jung

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Sense of humor

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