A lot of women find it risky to tell the truth about their age. I say: How lucky, what richness! It's like having a private treasure-trove that must be shared with the young and the innocent! It is so much more fun to be truthful and dazzle the people around you with your stories, not lies.
Few cities have as many layers of history reflected in their streets, recreational places, monuments, plazas, shopping areas, parks, museums, and other public spaces as Berlin. In Book of Clouds, Chloe Aridjis make its historical meanings central to her tale.