Douglas Kennedy on Morocco and ‘The Blue Hour'
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Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I am very disciplined. I also talk to myself - which is either a sign of the creative process at work or sheer insanity... or both.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Where I am right now - in my house in Maine. I also live in Paris and London and Berlin - but Maine is home. I spent thirty years living outside of the United States, But then I came back - and Maine was the place I decided to hang my hat. It was the right call.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. That I stayed in a marriage without real love for far too many years. But two wonderful children came out of that marriage - so, as such, my regrets are really nominal ones.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. My profession is that of a novelist. My avocational interests are: cinema, classical music, jazz, and - of course - the world of books.