A. Nick Carraway in F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' - the eternal, discerning observer.
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.
A. Our President, Barack Obama - an intellectual, a statesman, a street-wise politician, and so amazingly Zen, given that he has the hardest job in the world.
A. Anything terrible happening to my children - and I've written about that in 'Leaving the World'.