My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Faith, like a guillotine. As heavy. As light. Franz Kafka.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. My parents. Sappy answer but they have lived extraordinary lives of generosity, gregarity, intellectual rigor and grace under fire.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Charles Darwin, whose best friend published prolifically, while Mr. Darwin laid on a couch most of the day, complaining that his head hurt.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Right here, but I'd be able to live within walking distance of my favorite people, the beach, and a pub.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. I'm afraid to tell you, because then it might happen.