Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. You Can't Go Home Again.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Fragrant, tolerant, modest. In others, that is.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. A desire to be liked.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Absurdly, Napoleon III.