Interview with Witold RybczynskiApril, 2012
What Readers want to know...
SS: How would you describe perfect happiness?
WR: A glass of grappa at the end of the day
SS: What’s your greatest fear?
SS: If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
WR: Canalside in Venice always welcome
SS: Which living person do you most admire?
WR: My wife
SS: What do you regret most?
WR: Not learning to play the piano
SS: If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
SS: What is your greatest achievement?
WR: I'll leave that to history
SS: What’s your greatest flaw?
SS: Who is your favorite fictional hero?
WR: Lew Archer
SS: Who is your favorite fictional villain?
WR: Tom Ripley
SS: What is your biggest pet peeve?
WR: Misuse of words
SS: What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
SS: What’s your fantasy profession?
SS: If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
SS: What are your 5 favorite songs?
WR: Anything by Paolo Conte
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