Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. The Buddha "Now What?"
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Film and food critic
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. I don't want to be someone else.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. I did not realize I could have a career I loved until I was almost 40.