Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. My accent, which is the remnant of a speech defect that was retrained by a man who had studied in London.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. I really overuse emoticons. And "really." Not in books but in email and tweets.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Shakespeare. I would say, "Well? Who did it? And can I watch rehearsal?"
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Moi, je ne regrette rien.