Author Revealed

About Jason Boog

Q. Previous occupations

A. Peace Corps volunteer, substitute teacher, journalist

Q. Favorite job

A. Journalist

Q. High school and/or college

A. Ionia High School and The University of Michigan

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Brahms

Revealing Questions

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd love to talk about books with Henry Miller...

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. mean people

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Hanging out with my daughter

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Private detective

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Kindness, loving books and curiosity

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. mango

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Shelter from the Storm" by Bob Dylan, "When Water Comes To Life" by Cloud Cult, "I'm the Man Who Loves You" by Wilco, "Woke Up New" by The Mountain Goats and "Baby" by Os Mutantes

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. Really tough question, this list is constantly changing... Raymond Chandler J.K. Rowling Haruki Murakami Roberto Bolano Henry Miller

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. Another really tough question, this list is constantly changing... Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder by Lawrence Weschler The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz City of Glass by Paul Auster The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Read something new and write something new every day.