Book Review: Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow | EUROPPLoren was also a star at a time when mystique ruled supreme. Loren also became involved young with the film producer Carlo Ponti, whom she had difficulty marrying — first because he already had a wife, then because of the disapproval of the Catholic church. Their relationship spanned five decades, produced two sons, and the grandchildren to whom Loren dedicates the book. In a disturbing passage, Loren tells how, after she mentions Grant has sent her flowers, Ponti publicly slaps her across the face. Even accounting for different times, and their ensuing long marriage, this incident remains disquieting, and you wonder why Loren included it. Memo to Ms Loren — no one cares.
Yesterday today & tomorrow
Mark Fletcher - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
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In her first memoir, the Academy Award—winning actress Sophia Loren tells her incredible life story from the struggles of her childhood in war-torn Naples to her life as a screen legend, icon of elegance, and devoted mother. The luminous Italian movie star was the first artist to win an Oscar for a foreign language performance, after which she continued a vibrant and varied career that took her from Hollywood to Paris to Italy—and back to Hollywood. In Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow , Loren shares vivid memories of work, love, and family with winning candor. She shares how she blossomed from a toothpick-thin girl into a beautiful woman seemingly overnight, getting her start by winning a beauty pageant; and how her first Hollywood film, The Pride and the Passion , ignited a high-profile romance with Cary Grant, who would vie with her mentor, friend, frequent producer, and lover Carlo Ponti to become her husband. Loren also reveals her long-held desire to become a mother, the disappointments she suffered, the ultimate joy of having two sons, and her happiness as a mother and grandmother. From trying times to triumphant ones, this scintillating autobiography paints a multi-dimensional portrait of the woman behind the celebrity, beginning each chapter with a letter, photograph, or object that prompts her memories. Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow is as elegant, entrancing, and memorable as Sophia Loren herself.
Economics is not merely a game to be played by clever professionals, but a discipline that touches upon the most pressing practical issues at any historical juncture. The wealth and poverty of nations is at stake; the length and quality of life turns on the economic conditions individuals find themselves living within. In Living Economics , Peter J. Boettke calls for economists to responsibly shape the minds of future generations. Living Economics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.