Saturday, December 7, 2013

Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt is the author of the novels The Secret History, The Little Friend,and The Goldfinch.

From her Q & A with Rosanna Greenstreet at The Guardian:

What is your favourite book?

Lolita. Ask me tomorrow and I'll probably say something else.

Who would play you in the film of your life?

Charlotte Gainsbourg if a drama; Parker Posey if a comedy.

What would be your fancy dress costume of choice?

Some I've already worn are pretty hard to improve upon: Joan of Arc, in rented armour and chainmail; and Marie Antoinette in full powder, court dress and tall white wig.

Is it better to give or to receive?

Depends on the giver, doesn't it?

Have you ever said 'I love you' and not meant it?

No. Though I do...[read on]
--Marshal Zeringue