My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. An honest story is the only story worth telling.
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. 1. "One Christmas" (Capote) 2. "Mapplethorpe: A Biography" (Morrisroe) 3. "Modern Nature" (Jarman) 4. "The White Album" (Didion) 5. "Ghost Light: A Memoir" (Rich)
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. "Mapplethorpe: A Biography"
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. Oh, come on -- modesty forbids!