Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Read carefully
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. Anything by Orwell
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. Light in August by William Faulkner Homage to Catalonia, by George Orwell Martyrs' Day, by Michael Kelly Moneyball, by Michael Lewis Lenin's Tomb, by David Remnick
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. George Orwell Philip Roth Jhumpa Lahiri Michael Lewis Herman Melville Ian McEwan