Also, we talk about his new book Taipei.
"I honestly feel, to a large degree, like me and everyone else are close to death."
It is called, deep sigh, "Jesus Christ." (the indie band).
"Sometimes I just eat raw garlic, and I had four raw garlic cloves."
Apparently in college, he authored a blog on which he pretended to be Jonathan Safran Foer.
Instead, he's maybe a guy from Texas named Carlos.