Author Jennifer Gilmore on Her New Novel SOMETHING RED
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If I had one perhaps I would be better off...
Q. What do you regret most?
A. not learning how to speak many languages and believing money doesn't matter.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Judy Garland. I'd ask her if my father really was at Carnegie Hall and if it's true she almost fell into his lap.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I'd like to be one of those people who comes in and organizes your closet. Or a really amazing singer.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. if I could combine Barbra Streisand, Madeleine Albright, Martina Navratilova and Zadie Smith, well, she would be someone to admire.