Towering truths about tall people

Sep 9, 2010

Author Arianne Cohen, 6’3”, went to the library looking for a book about tall people. When she discovered that one didn’t exist, she wrote The Tall Book – A Celebration of Life from on High. “Talls,” as she calls them, make more money, run more companies, win more elections and are smarter when compared to the rest of us. But being able to reach the top shelf has its drawbacks. British clothier, Long Tall Sally, is coming to America to help tall women find clothes that fit, but can’t do a thing to make them comfortable on airplanes and buses. Are tall people better than the rest of us? Or is that a stretch? Is being tall a blessing or a curse?

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