Author Q&A About Love: Richard La Ruina

  • February 29, 2012

A Q&A with the author of The Natural: How to Effortlessly Attract the Women You Want

“Richard La Ruina used to be the guy who couldn’t get the girl.  Shy, painfully awkward, and still living at home with his mother, at twenty five he decided to finally take control of his life and become the kind of man men admire and women desire.  Today, La Ruina is one of the world’s best-known pickup artists…”

Richard La Ruina, author of The Natural: How to Effortlessly Attract the Women You Want (HarperOne, February 2012).

February Q&A About Love…

Look what we owe to Shakespeare…

If music be the fruit of love, play ______________________ (what would you most want to hear?)

Hymne a l’amour

What is the greatest love prose you’ve ever read?  Who wrote it?  Please quote a few lines?

The greatest gift is a portion of thyself. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Is your imagination of love, your ability to write about it – greater than your experience?

Both the imagination and the experience of love occur in my own head, but translating feelings into words can amplify the experience.

Have you ever fallen for a character? Who?  How does he or she compare to the real love of your life?

Fallen for –  no, not really.  Maggie Tulliver from Mill on the Floss is an interesting character.

What are the words that you can’t imagine ever being associated with love?

Self, Gain, Own.

With a nod to Yeats – If “love comes in at the eye, how does it go out …. (please imagine the rest of this sentence)

It goes out with the ego.

Does love have its own language?



I want this book: Politics & Prose OR

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