Excerpt: 'Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire'
What is the quality you most like in a man?
The ability to return books.
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
The ability to burp on command.
What is your most treasured possession?
My hands. They guide everywhere I go, and they allow me to play the piano and other instruments, which has been my lifeline since an early age.
What is your greatest fear?
A dental emergency in a Third World country.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
What is your greatest extravagance?
I am a major shoe queen.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
"Maria, I said I'm sorry" and "Yes, dear."
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