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’s your greatest flaw?
A. I chase open-ended straights.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Stephen Dedalus
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The reporter in "Citizen Kane."