My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Deadlines are sacred
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. An ability to imagine myself inside the shoes of someone from a different culture or historical era
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Captain Ahab
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. Conductor, Berlin Philharmonic
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Two forgotten men I found out about while writing Emancipation: Moses Hess and Solomon Maimon.