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My self-summary
'11, single, 57yo, Rutgers Med. Jewish pref. sometimes working plastic surgeon turned screenwriter. Loves all the arts in NYC. Known to hangout at BAM, ABT, Carnegie Hall, MOMA, the MET, Lupa, La Vara, Mighty Quinn, Walters, Socarat. Plays squash. Skis Europe. Golf, beach and tennis wherever. Listens to the Writer's Almanac, TSF jazz, WBGO, WNYC, WQXR, NPR, MELODY GARDOT, Avishai Cohen, David Gray, Maritza, Caetano Veloso, Dinah Washington, Bach and Mozart. Watches Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Charlie Rose, Downton Abbey, Homeland, Scandal and Parade's End. Being bored is not an issue. Foodie with wine cellar. NEW STUFF! In the spring of 2008 I got a Master's Degree in Global Public Health--worked 6 years ago (2007) in Uganda repairing women with obstetric fistula as a Yale Career Scholar in International Health. Clinical Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Medicine focusing on reducing maternal/neonatal mortality in developing countries. CEO of a new Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)- LIFE FOR MOTHERS. I've worked as a consultant to the UN and of course would love to have a partner to journey through life's great mysteries and joy! I guess this is TMI--anyone interested can go to lifeformothers website.
What I’m doing with my life
I think by reading the above you'll know...
I’m really good at
do you really want to know?
The first things people usually notice about me
my smile and my voice
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
These come to mind now? Reread- The Flaneur - Edmund White

I Want to Show You More- Jamie Quatro, December 10th- Saunders,The Magic Mountain, Anna Karenina, The Tiger's Wife- Obreht, Crowds and Power-- Canetti, The Bathroom-- Toussaint, To The End Of The Land-- Grossman, The Finkler Question-- Howard Jacobson, Nemesis-- Philip Roth, Freedom-- Jonathan Franzen, The Hooligan's Return-- Manea, The Good Soldier- Ford Maddox Ford, Summertime- Coetzee, Suite Francaise-- Nemirovsky, Beware of Pity--Stephan Zweig, The Question of Bruno- Alexander Hemon, Red, and Snow by Orhan Pamuk, First Love-Turgenev, basically anything by W.G. Sebald and Coetzee, and Virginia Wolff, Fatelessness-- Kertesz, Manhood for Amateurs--Chabon, The Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao--Diaz
Food-Marea, Mighty Quinns, La Vara, Lupa, Soccarat, Square Meal, Supper, Union Square (almost any place that will allow me to bring my own wine)
Movies- too many to count--Les Enfants du Paradis, Network (just to give you an idea...)
Six things I could never do without
love/sex/affection, music (classical, jazz, blues, world, blues--you get it ?), opera, ballet, fine art (photography, painting, architecture, etc.) books, food, wine and my friends and family- albeit small in numbers (not necessarily in that order)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
On ne sait jamais (you never know!)


Everybody dies but not everybody lives...
On a typical Friday night I am
That depends on many factors--whats going on culturally in the city (opera, ballet, music), if I'm out of town, or if I'm trying to catch up on reading my VERY long list of books and watching a flick in my long queue, if there's dinner party going on...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I've been told I have a great chest and legs (go figure)
You should message me if
If you're serious about meeting someone to hang with but also love and want to laugh...

you have some edge. That would be a positive as long as its not too rough:)

You'll never be bored and you probably will have a LOT OF FUN (assuming we get involved!)

Also, because I collect and DRINK wine--someone who rarely or doesn't drink at all would NOT be a good match.
The two of us