Where did the idea come from for the book?
a good part of my life from early adulthood until my 50's (when i was actually the super of my building)incorporating many episodes & dreams as they occurred but making it seem timeless while at times poetic - this is a revised edition with updates.
What genre does your book fall under?
prose/poetry - prose poetry - haibun - semi-auto-biography
What actors would you choose to play the the part of your characters in a movie version?
Pacino, Kinski, Hoffman, Brando, Bardot, Rod Steiger, Veronica Lake, Belmondo, Jean - Pierre Leaud, Gerard Philipe, Jean Gabin, Nakadai, Mifune, any well mannered lovely Japanese woman etc.
What is the one sentence synopsis of your book?
proletariat meanderings - the life & times of a disgruntled partial servant of the people - life as art & vice- versa
How long did it take you to write the first draft of the manuscript?
it was in fragments - not originally meant as a whole - so i can't really answer this accurately. the revised copy was of course easier.
Who or what inspired you to write this book?
me. my little life & some of what transpired within & around it.
reality/dream/laughter/tears/black comedy/poignancy/a place where one's insides mingle with one's outside(s)
What else about this book might pique the reader's interest?
the mixing of styles & processes. glimpses at reality & surreality
Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
it will be published by unbearables/autonomedia press
What is it that you want of a book?
that it be both infinitely readable as well as unreadable & that it meet all the qualifications, standards & desires i imagined it would when i created it & of course to sell it.