A. Fie upon this quiet life. I want work!
A. Those rare moments when everyone important in my life is thriving.
A. How can you ask a historical novelist that question and expect her to come back with just one character? I’d want to meet everyone I’ve ever put into one of my novels, from William Shakespeare and the boy apprentices to Meir of Rothenberg to King Nebuchadnezzar and the prophet Ezekiel. What would I say to them? “Did this really happen the way I imagined it?”
A. Dr. Doom.
A. “Greensleeves,” “American Pie,” “The Shoop Shoop Song,” “Save the Best for Last,” “Short Skirt Long Jacket”