Vice President, Editorial Director of Avon Books
Answers to Proust Questionnaire:
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Being trapped inside on a beautiful weekend summer day.
Where would you like to live?
By the sea, surrounded by flowers and beautiful scenery, particularly on a warm shore. Provence? Nantucket in August?
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Lust and gluttony, of course! My two faves of the seven deadly sins.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Mr. Rochester, Mc Duff, Mr Darcy
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Elizabeth I. A fellow Virgo
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
The qualities you most admire in a man?
Courage, kindness, patience
The qualities you most admire in a woman?
The ability to discuss both books and shoes
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
Someone with genetically low cholesterol
This past weekend, I saw THE BREAK-UP, which was pitched as a Romantic Comedy. Clearly a comedy should end with a happy ending -- which means in many ways, this was not a traditional ending. Did anyone else see?
Would anyone else be happy with a romance that ended in this manner?