Have you experience this: you read a book, and that book makes such a deep impression on you that you are in something of a funk, unable to move on? You just want to go back to that book, or on to another book by that writer. That's sort of how I'm feeling after reading Simon Van Booy's book of stories The Secret Lives of People in Love.
How nice to find that there are plentiful videos of Simon Van Booy. Charm is not a prerequisite for writers (plenty of gifted writers have been perfectly appalling people). But Simon Van Booy gives the most perfectly charming, self-deprecating interview. Here's what I mean:
And here's a longer interview with a bit more "writerly" questions.