Oleander Girl by Chitra Divakaruni
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Ancora Imparo--Still I am Learning (from Michelangelo)
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Nothing. Regret is a useless emotion
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. The Dalai Lama
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. This one, just with more bestsellers & awards and fans clamoring for me to autograph their bodies.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Imagine, Let It Be, Hotel California, any bhajans (spiritual songs) by M.S. Subbulakshmi, sacred Sanskrit chants