My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Gather around the table, eat, talk, laugh, love.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. Tolstoy's Kitty (because a good man loves her and she loves him back).
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Lev, Atara, Eden
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. I'm a fiction writer, and I generally write historical fiction, so I honestly have to say that the person in history I most identify with is the next person I will probably make up.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. My mother, for reasons obvious and not so obvious