Rules for Aging

Rules for Aging

Resist Normal Impulses, Live Longer, Attain Perfection

Book - 2000
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Acclaimed and beloved prize-winning essayist Roger Rosenblatt has commented on most of the trends and events of our time. His columns in Time magazine and his commentaries on PBS's NewsHour with Jim Lehrer have made him a household word and a trusted friend of millions. Now, at the dawn of a new millennium, Rosenblatt offers the American people a survival manual-fifty-four gems of funny, brilliant, wise, indispensable advice. It doesn't matter: Whatever you think matters-doesn't. Follow this rule, and it will add decades to your life. It does not matter if you are late, or early; if you are having a bad hair day, or a no hair day; if your boss looks at you cockeyed, or if you are cockeyed; if you don't get that promotion, or if you do. It doesn't matter. Nobody is thinking about you: Yes, I know, you are certain that your friends are becoming your enemies; that your grocer, garbageman, clergyman, sister-in-law, and your dog are all of the opinion that you have put on weight. You are also sure that everyone spends two-thirds of every day commenting on your moral disintegration, denigrating your work, plotting your murder. I promise you: Nobody is thinking about you. They are thinking about themselves-just like you. A book to savor, a book to keep, and a book for all ages.


Baker & Taylor
A humorous survival guide explores the mysteries of aging for twenty-first-century Americans.

Baker
& Taylor

The prize-winning essayist and Time columnist serves up a humorous survival guide that explores the mysteries of aging for twenty-first century Americans. 35,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Harcourt, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780151006595
0151006598
Branch Call Number: 818.54 ROS
Characteristics: viii, 148 p. ;,20 cm.

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