Chesa Boudin Revealed
About Chesa Boudin
What is your birthdate?:2/1
Previous occupations:student, translator, waiter, grocery bagger, factory line worker, baby sitter
High school and/or college:University of Chicago Laboratory High School, Yale University
- Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
- A. Seven continents, four parents, three languages, one world.
- Q. What is your motto or maxim?
- A. The present is a gift and I just want to be.
- Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
- A. here.
- Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
- A. important, interesting
- Q. What do you regret most?
- A. that there aren't 25 hours in the day
- Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
- A. Writing
- Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
- A. reading
- Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
- A. forest fire fighter
On Books and Writing
- Q. Who are your favorite authors?
- A. Ryszard Kapuscinski
- Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
- A. Another day of life
Open Veins of Latin America
Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Adventures of Huck Finn
The Count of Montecristo
- Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
- A. Patience.