Nina de Gramont
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Write a little every day without hope or despair" -- Isak Dinesen
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Toss up between Dorothea Brooke (Middlemarch) and Cassandra Mortmain (I Capture the Castle). I also have a little crush on Dick Diver (Tender is the Night).
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Hot and sour soup.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Andre Trocme, a French pastor who led a very courageous and nonviolent resistance during World War II.Â I would thank him for inspiring me with his courage, and his faith, and ask him how he overcame his fear in order to do what he knew was best.