Baby Boomers December 2014 Reading List

By on December 6, 2014

December ListDecember 2014 Books for Baby Boomers

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Billy CrystalStill Foolin’ ‘Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?

Billy Crystal is turning 65, and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt. In humorous chapters like “Buying the Plot” and “Nodding Off,” Crystal not only catalogues his physical gripes, but offers a road map to his 77 million fellow baby boomers who are arriving at this milestone age with him.

From Amazon


Killing PattonKilling Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General

General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident–and may very well have been an act of assassination. Killing Patton takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton’s tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

From Amazon

Retirement Planning

Retirement BasicsRetirement Basics: Help for Broke Baby Boomers

Are you worried about retirement? Would you like to know when you can apply for Social Security and how much your benefit will be? What Medicare will cover? Or when your retirement plan starts to pay off? These can be challenging and often overwhelming questions, and this book answers them in simple easy-to-understand language. It discusses the options available and how to apply for them. It gives you the information to make knowledgeable choices.

From Amazon


Sophia LorenYesterday, Today, Tomorrow: My Life

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow is Sophia Loren’s definitive autobiography, revealing her personal journey from the hardship of her childhood in Naples to her life as a screen legend, sharing stories of work, love, and family. Each chapter begins with a letter, a document, a photograph, or object that prompts her reminiscences.

From Amazon

Women of the 50s

Women of the 50sHer Brilliant Career: Ten Extraordinary Women of the Fifties

In Her Brilliant Career, Rachel Cooke goes back in time to offer an entertaining and iconoclastic look at ten women in the 1950s—pioneers whose professional careers and complicated private lives helped to create the opportunities available to today’s women. These plucky and ambitious individuals—among them a film director, a cook, an architect, an editor, an archaeologist, a race car driver—left the house, discovered the bliss of work, and ushered in the era of the working woman.

From Amazon

Arts & Photography

Rolling StonesRolling Stones

“We were lucky enough to work with some of the greatest photographers in the world who captured many magical moments of our career. This volume brings together some incredible pictures spanning the past fifty years.”  – Mick Jagger
“This book isn’t just rock ‘n’ roll, it’s a roller coaster through fifty years of memory lane!” – Keith Richards
Ladies and gentlemen…The Rolling Stones! The definitive, authorized illustrated history of the world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll band


Clean Slate CookbookClean Slate: A Cookbook and Guide: Reset Your Health, Detox Your Body, and Feel Your Best

It’s time to hit the reset button. This book emphasizes eating clean, whole, unprocessed foods as part of a primarily plant-based diet, with delicious and healthy recipes that make it easy to do just that.

From Amazon


Al MichaelsYou Can’t Make This Up: Miracles, Memories, and the Perfect Marriage of Sports and Television

Michaels shares never-before-told stories from his early years and his rise to the top, covering some of the greatest moments of the past half century—from the “Miracle on Ice”—the historic 1980 Olympic hockey finals—to the earthquake that rocked the 1989 World Series. Some of the greatest names on and off the field are here—Michael Jordan, Bill Walton, Pete Rose, Bill Walsh, Peyton and Eli Manning, Brett Favre, John Madden, Howard Cosell, Cris Collinsworth, and many, many more.

From Amazon


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