I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science but I wasn't sure of it.
From lies to forgeries the step is not so long and I have written technical essays on the logic of forgeries and on the influence of forgeries on history.
The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college.
I think the pattern of my essays is A funny thing happened to me on my way through Finnegans Wake.
I've published one book before and now I'm writing a book of essays and stories about life in Tokyo. And I have one book coming out in May in Germany about fitness.