Joanna Smith Rakoff: A Fortunate Age
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I'm afraid I don't have one.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. London, wandering around Bloomsbury or Neal's Yard. With plans to visit friends in Yorkshire the next day.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. I have a terrible dread of snakes.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Honesty. Humor. Introspection and intellectual rigor.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. I'm sort of terrified by the idea eating just one food for the rest of my life.