Author Joanna Smith Rakoff Describes Her Most Noticeable Trait
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I'm afraid I don't have one.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. I'm sort of terrified by the idea eating just one food for the rest of my life.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. I'm afraid I don't quite think in those terms, so I can't really answer that question. I admire certain things about certain people.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. Physical trait? If so, well, the first thing people comment on is generally my hair, which is dark and curly.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Honesty. Humor. Introspection and intellectual rigor.