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Bill Scheller

Bill Scheller is an intrepid travel writer and journalist. His byline has appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Islands, National Geographic World, The Washington Post Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Yankee magazine, and This Old House. He is the author of 33 books, including The Bad for You Cookbook, which he wrote with Chris Maynard, and is co-editor of the online travel magazine He and his wife, Kay. live in northern Vermont.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Go ahead, have some more.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. City of New Orleans, September Song, Positively 4th Street, Un Bel Di, anything by Loreena McKennitt

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. As a group, anyone small-minded and petty who has power over others, like Mrs. Bridgetower in Robertson Davies' Salterton Trilogy, or Irene Pollock in Alexander McCall Smith's 44 Scotland Street series. These people are worse than the obvious hateful and violent choices for this category.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. For myself? Decrepitude.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Pot roast



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