Baby Boomers November 2014 Reading List

By on November 4, 2014

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Pop Culture

Pop CultureBaby Boomers and Popular Culture: An Inquiry into America’s Most Powerful Generation

This single-volume work supplies a broad yet detailed critical guide to the Boomer Generation, containing essays on key people, moments, and phenomena not only during the Boomers’ 1960s heyday but also their extensive influences on American culture decades afterward.

From Amazon


Boomers CaregiversThe Caregivers: A Support Group’s Stories of Slow Loss, Courage, and Love

In 2010, journalist Nell Lake began sitting in on the weekly meetings of a local hospital’s caregivers support group. Soon members invited her into their lives. For two years, she brought empathy, insight, and an eye for detail to understanding Penny, a fifty-year-old botanist caring for her aging mother; Daniel, a survivor of Nazi Germany who tends his ailing wife; William, whose wife suffers from Alzheimer’s; and others with whom all caregivers will identify.

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George Bush41: A Portrait of My Father

Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them. But never before has a President told the story of his father, another President, through his own eyes and in his own words. A unique and intimate biography, the book covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush’s life and career.

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Baby Boomer Third ActThe Third Act: A Baby Boomer’s Guide to Finishing Well

The Baby Boom Generation is in The Third Act of their story. The way a play or a movie finishes the tale leaves the audience satisfied or disappointed. How will your story be remembered? Will you finish well? Geriatric psychiatrist William S. Cook, Jr., M.D. and motivational speaker Grant D. Fairley explore with you the challenges and opportunities awaiting all baby boomers in the final third of life. What you need to know about: Family – Retirement – Purpose – Health – Friendships – Perspective – Aging Well – Meaning – Choices – Opportunities – Generations – Grief – Service – Relationships – Legacy.

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Tony RobbinsMONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

Based on extensive research and one-on-one interviews with more than 50 of the most legendary financial experts in the world—from Carl Icahn and Warren Buffett, to Ray Dalio and Steve Forbes—Tony Robbins has created a simple 7-step blueprint that anyone can use for financial freedom.

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Cook Books

Tucci Cook BookThe Tucci Table: Cooking With Family and Friends

Now, in a completely new, family-focused cookbook, Tucci captivates food lovers’ imaginations with recipes from his traditional Italian roots as well as those of his British wife, Felicity Blunt, tied together with a modern American ribbon. The time-tested recipes include pasta alla bottarga, mushroom-stuffed trout, pork chops with onions and mustard sauce, barbeque chicken wings, and much, much more!

From Amazon

Humor & Entertainment

Bob HopeHope: Entertainer of the Century

Hope is both a celebration of an entertainer whose vast contribution has never been properly appreciated, and a complex portrait of a gifted but flawed man, who, unlike many Hollywood stars, truly loved being famous, appreciated its responsibilities, and handled celebrity with extraordinary grace.

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Biography – Humor

Martin ShortI Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend

In the grand tradition of comedy legends, Martin Short offers a show business memoir densely populated with boldface names and rife with retellable tales: a hugely entertaining yet surprisingly moving self-portrait that will keep you laughing—and crying—from the first page to the last.

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Bonus November Book

Fiction – Romance

Boomer RomanceBOOMER ROMANCE: A Novella

Pragmatic Drew and her sentimental sidekick Dewey share a childhood dream of forming a writing duo. By high school a personal fondness between them is budding, but tragedy separates their paths. In mid-life their scarred journeys cross again and their own teen kids urge them to abandon their careers and rekindle their dream. But self-doubt, guilt, family skeletons and an old nemesis may douse the embers forever.

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