What was the last book you read and what are you currently reading?
Last - The Life, Malcolm Knox. Loved the brilliantly wild, loose voice. Now reading The Bell by Iris Murdoch, which I'm loving.
Which book from your bookshelf at home is your most treasured and why?
Too many to choose! But an enduring love is They Came Like Swallows by William Maxwell.
Which fictional character do you most identify with?
Nancy Drewe. Because I really want a green convertible.
What are you working on next?
A book of essays about cooking for people I love - out in 2012.
Charlotte Wood's new book Animal People is released through Allen & Unwin in October and is available to pre-order at Shearer's Bookshop.