Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Here in New York
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. The sudden or accidental death of someone I love
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. As a writer, it's the current overuse of the word "robust," but bad grammar is right up there in the top ten.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "There's a Small Hotel," "I Get a Kick Out of You," the men's duet from "The Pearl Fishers," any of the songs from Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde" or "The Youth's Magic Horn"