Reading Is Exercise For Your Brain: Our June Book List for Boomers

May 30, 2017

The Wonder of Aging: A New Approach to Embracing Life After 50
Michael Gurian
A comprehensive look at the emotional, spiritual, and cognitive dimensions of aging—and how to celebrate life after fifty.



Nevertheless: A Memoir
Alec Baldwin
Candid and beautifully written memoir chronicling honestly the highs and lows of Alec Baldwin’s career




You Don’t Look Your Age and Other Fairy Tales
Sheila Nevins
A collection of short stories, essays and poems about Shelia Nevins life in Hollywood and what it’s like to be a female senior executive in show business.



Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker
Stephen Galloway
Powerful biography of movie executive and philanthropist Sherry Lansing



The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully
Joan Chittister
Celebrating getting older with clarity and honesty




Reinventing Myself: Memoirs of a Retired Professor
Marlys Marshall Styne
Candid approach to retirement after expectations and plans go awry and it becomes apparent that adapting to a new reality requires reinvention



The Fiction Class
Susan Breen
Candid, witty and entertaining story for all those who love books




National Geographic Cat Shots
Michele Slung
A collection of photographs of the domestic cat




The Federalist Papers
Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison, Clinton Rossiter
Defense of a revolutionary charter:
The Constitution of the United States of America




The Prentice Hall Reader
George E. Miller
Classic and contemporary essays on life and how to read and write analytically, effectively and persuasively