• This Chair Rocks

    This Chair Rocks

    Applewhite, Ashton

    Applewhite argues that ageism has caught the baby boomers by surprise, but as with other forms of discrimination, it reveals itself on both a personal and institutional/societal level.

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  • Elderhood

    Elderhood

    Aronson, Louise

    Aronson is a geriatrician who looks at our Act III years by drawing from science, medicine, history, anthropology, literature and popular culture. She shows us how to see aging differently and thus change our experience of elderhood.

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  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    Bruder, Jessica

    Bruder explores the lives of older adults who have taken to the road in recreational vehicles to work in a succession of generally low-paying jobs and formed a community of the houseless but not homeless. The 2021 Oscar winner for Best Picture and Best Director is based on Bruder's expose.

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  • Mr. Loverman

    Mr. Loverman

    Evaristo, Bernardine

    Barrington Jedidiah Walker is in his mid-70s, a West Indian living in London, who must figure out how to live openly as a gay man after 50 years of marriage to his wife.

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  • On the Bright Side

    On the Bright Side

    Groen, Hendrik

    Henrik lives in a Dutch care home and is an active member of the "Old But Not Dead Club." With wry humor, the members of the club address the quotidian indignities of aging. They must also confront the final illnesses of their friends and ultimately their own mortality.

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  • Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People

    Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People

    Gullette, Margaret Morganroth

    A cultural theorist considers ageism as a construct of history and cultures, and explores the reasons for the lack of our ageism consciousness.

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  • Our Souls at Night

    Our Souls at Night

    Haruf, Kent

    Addie and Louis, both widowed, have known each other for decades in the small town of Holt, Colorado. Quite unexpectedly, Addie has a proposition for Louis, which ultimately shakes both of their quiet lives.

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  • Etta and Otto and Russell and James

    Etta and Otto and Russell and James

    Hooper, Emma

    Eight-three year old Etta leaves her Saskatchewan farm, walking over 3000 kilometers to the Atlantic Ocean on an epic adventure, interweaving the present with a dose of magical realism.

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  • Late Bloomers

    Late Bloomers

    Karlgaard, Richard

    The publisher of Forbes magazine argues that most of us are late bloomers, even though much attention is given to the wunderkind of Silicon Valley. Karlgaard delves into current brain research, particularly on the brain's adaptability, types of intelligence, and the characteristics of late bloomer strengths.

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  • Chinatown Pretty

    Chinatown Pretty

    Lo, Andria

    Andria Lo's photographs reveal the street style of Asian American elders in six Chinatowns in North America. Through photographs and stories woven from interviews, the authors celebrate complex life histories in addition to a DIY fashion ethic.

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