Where are you from?
Who are your favorite writers?
Shakespeare, Dickens, Dostoevsky, Conrad, Ernest Hemingway, Philip Roth, John Updike, Scott Turow, Ian McEwan.
Which book/books have had the biggest influence on your writing?
Obviously Shakespeare, Dickens, Dostoevsky, George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, Hemingway
What are your hobbies and outside interests?
Theatre, cinema, travel, photography
What is the single best piece of advice anyone ever gave you?
Never give up
What is your favorite quote?
'If there's one thing that I know it's that I know nothing...' Socrates.
What inspired you to write your first book?
Years ago I had a young friend and colleague who died of cancer when he was only in his early twenties. I wrote his biography.
Where do you write?
Everywhere, but preferably in my study overlooking a taverna in my house in Crete.