James S. Hirsch
James Hirsch: Off The Shelf
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I live to write the perfect sentence.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. I chase open-ended straights.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Pretentious language.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The reporter in "Citizen Kane."
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. I listen.