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


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

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. What I am doing - writing

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Tuscany, followed by fishing in Iceland

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Don Quixote

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Fantastico!

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