Monday, November 29, 2010

Roberta Gately

From a Q & A with Roberta Gately, author of Lipstick in Afghanistan:

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Atticus Finch from "To Kill A Mockingbird"

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Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Rhett Butler - though he's not entirely a villain and maybe that's why he's my favorite

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

A. Anne Boleyn - "What were you thinking?"

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Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. D.H. Lawrence, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen

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

A. "The Secret Garden", "To Kill a Mockingbird", "Gone With The Wind," "Lady Chatterley's Lover," and "The Giving Tree."

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Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Read the complete Q & A.

Read an excerpt from Lipstick in Afghanistan, and learn more about the book and author at Roberta Gately's website and blog.

Writers Read: Roberta Gately.

The Page 69 Test: Lipstick in Afghanistan.

--Marshal Zeringue