Dame Helen Mirren is a muse for the modern woman. In her candid autobiography In the Frame: My Life in Words and Pictures, she says that at age 23 a palm reader told her “you will be successful in life, but you will see your greatest success later, after the age of 45.” While she […]
For our May Book Review, rather than an inspiring survival book or a titillating late life romance novel, we chose to review a book about a subject the health of which has profound effect on our immune system, aging and overal health and well-being, not to mention our favorite element, our vitality. Dr. Thomas Rau, […]
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ by Giulia Enders When Giulia Enders was seventeen years old, she started developing mysterious sores that spread on her legs, arms, back, and even her face. Without totally understanding the origin of these sores, her medical doctor addressed Enders’ physical enigma with default treatment: antibiotic […]
For the past few years, everytime a new advance in cellular connections has appeared, I often wonder what it’s doing to our brains. A technician website-cellular expert I have used, when questioned regarding my concerns about this, says that the big telecom and equipment producers have been allowed to offer technologies that have not been […]
In the course of my diverse career in communications and the arts, I have worked for organizations including Sotheby’s Parke-Bernet and magazines including Harper’s Bazaar, British Vogue, and Town and Country both editorially and as a photographer. I have lived in both New York and London and have traveled around the world, visiting places including Baghdad, Tehran, Kyoto, Karachi, New Delhi, and more. In the midst of all these professional challenges, I was or became all of those things that women are: daughter, grand-daughter, mother, wife, sister, grand-mother, and friend.
Welcome to Vitality Lifeline’s Reading Rack. Each month, we plan to review a book we find timely and think you’ll enjoy. On top of that, we’ll frequently make suggestions o other books, new and old, diverse, often eccentric and always well-written. We welcome your thoughts and input. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to contribute to the list or comment on our selections.
The Confidence Code by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman
Gut: The Inside Story by Giulia Enders
Talking to My Daughter About the Economy by Yanis Varoufakis