Welcome to the 3rd Act Magazine Book club! Each month we will select and review a book that supports positive aging. Please post your comments below and let’s start a discussion! And just in case you’ve missed some of the books we’ve already reviewed, you’ll find them here.
by Katharine Esty, Ph.D.
A Practical Guide to Letting Go, Aging Well, and Finding Unexpected Happiness
“This well-written and thoughtful book is a useful guide for aging adults and their children. ” –Mary Pipher author of the best-selling book, Women Rowing North
Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life
by Louise Aronson
“In a world of increasing numbers of older adults, Aronson’s highly readable, absorbing, and thought-provoking book should serve as a guide for how our culture must change in order to provide a future in which all of us can age well throughout the span of our lives.” ―Changing Aging
After The Blast
by Eric Wagner
The Ecological Recovery of Mount St. Helens
“Mingling intimate accounts of extraordinary scientists in the field with his own acute perceptions of the changing mountain and its burgeoning life, Eric Wagner gives us a terrific read, equally gripping for its social and natural history. ” –Robert Michael Pyle, author of Wintergreen and Magdalena Mountain
Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship
by Isabel Vincent
“Dinner with Edward is a book about love and nourishment, and about how dinner with a friend can, in the words of M. F. K. Fisher, ‘sustain us against the hungers of the world.’” — Amazon Review