Reading & Discussion of Books on Aging
Published on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 4:36pm
The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 12:30 p.m. to discuss books on aging. Everyone is invited to pick a book on the subject of aging, read it, bring it and talk about it. Tell us what your book says about aging and hear from others about the books they chose. Some titles to choose from:
- The Virtues of Aging, by Jimmy Carter
- The Aging Myth: Unlocking the Mysteries of Looking and Feeling Young, by Joseph Chang
- Eternity Soup: Inside the Quest to End Aging, by Greg Critser
- The Denial of Aging: Perpetual Youth, Eternal Life, and Other Dangerous Fantasies, by Muriel R. Gillick
- Aging With Attitude: Growing Older with Dignity and Vitality, by Robert Levine
- Aging Gracefully: Keeping the Joy in the Journey, by David L. Petty
- Winning Strategies for Successful Aging, by Eric Pfeiffer
- Healthy at 100: The Scientifically Proven Secrets of The World's Healthiest and Longest-Lives Peoples: How You Can--At Any Age--Dramatically Increase Your Life Span and Your Health Span, by John Robbins
- 60 on Up: The Truth About Aging in the Twenty-First Century, by Lillian B. Rubin
These titles and more are available at the library. Drop by and pick one up. Learn more about the Foggy Bottom/West End Village Association, a library partner and cosponsor of the discussion.
The book club will meet in the small reading room on the second floor.