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Douglas Kennedy describes his writing process
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Conducting the Berlin Philharmonic or playing a piano jazz gig at the Village Vanguard - two things that are not going to happen within my lifetime.
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.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Intelligence, curiosity, decency.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Quotidian" and a French expression: 'On verra'... which means "We'll see". Which kind of sums up my world-view.