My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Literature is news that stays news.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Anything musical.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Listening, when I come out of the tunnel.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. At the moment, Jacob Riis
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Judging from the most-played on my iTunes list: Shootout at the Candy Shop (Jess Klein); The Fightin' Side of Me (Merle Haggard); Forever and Ever, Amen (Randy Travis); Amazing Grace (Laura Love); Line in the Sand (Lucy Kaplansky)