Novelist Courtney Sheinmel on kids and AIDS
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Try to be one of those people on whom nothing is lost. - Henry James
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Like a Prayer, by Madonna; Boys in the Trees, by Carly Simon; Riverwide, by Sheryl Crow; There Goes the Neighborhood, by Sheryl Crow; What I Did for Love, from A Chorus Line
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. When people use derogatory words
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. My sister says it's that I'm not into dogs
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. It is freezing cold outside, so I would like to be somewhere warm, like maybe Cancun or Tahiti.