James S. Hirsch
James Hirsch: Off The Shelf
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I live to write the perfect sentence.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Five books.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. My 8-year-old son gets the game-winning hit.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The reporter in "Citizen Kane."
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. I chase open-ended straights.