My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Build the logic of your world and adhere to it unfailingly
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Sunday morning breakfast, winter, sitting before the fire with the New York Times, my beautiful wife playing with my son Ford on the rug. Being unashamed of what you do, and who you are.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. the petty cruelties of youth
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. teaching literature