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Leroy Jones Top 40
Streeter Click

Leroy Jones is the pseudonym of a former New York City literary agent, now living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, on the Canary Islands.

Grub Street Top 40+

Forty questions, plus a few bubbling under, about Leroy Jones, today.

Sunday 10 April 2011

What is your current state of being?


What is your idea of perfect happiness?

A long, uninterrupted sleep.

What is your idea of perfect unhappiness?

Relentless, inescapable noise, of any sort.

What is your greatest fear?


What historical figure do you most admire?

Eleanor of Acquitaine.

What living man or woman do you most admire?


What is your favourite wild animal?


What is your favourite pet?

A Maltese.

What’s your favourite word?


What word or words do you most dislike?

Prove, communication, interaction, body language.

What’s your favourite cuss-word?


What trait do you abhor most in yourself?


What trait do you abhor most in others?

Not living up to his or her potential.

What do you dislike most?

Arrogance of incompetence.

What do you like most?


What’s your biggest extravagance?

My BMW 328I X-drive.

What’s your favourite food?


What do you value most in your friends?


What’s your most favoured possession?


What do you think is the most over-rated virtue?


When do you lie?

To avoid hurting someone's feelings or make someone perform at a higher level.

What living woman or man do you most despise?

George W. Bush.

What is the greatest love of your life?


When or where are you most happy?

When the deal is done or the class begun.

If you could change something about yourself, what would it be?


What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Living as long as I have,without being murdered; motivating one student to reach for the stars.

What do you think is the lowest depth of misery?

Lack of life vision in youth and choosing to be a University Dean.

You find yourself in a bright, white room. What do you do?

Scammper for the door.

Streeter Click is editor of GrubStreet.ca.

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