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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
BONUS: This eBook includes the full text of the book plus 50 photographs not found in the print version. In this inspiring and candid book, Jane Fonda, #1 bestselling author, actress, and workout pioneer, gives us a blueprint for living well and for making the most of life, especially the second half of it. Covering sex, love, food, fitness, self-understanding,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 12.78
Do you know someone who is incensed by compulsory tipping? Who is infuriated if kept on hold for more than a minute? Who is positively apoplectic if someone answers their phone during dinner? If so, youve probably encountered the phenomenon of the grumpy old man. Following their first massively successful BBC1 series, this autumn... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.18
We all know what it means these days to be a grumpy old man, because part of that role is to be outspoken. Well, we've heard just about enough out of the men, thank you very much! Grumpy Old Women gives us the other perspective: the female take on the million irritations of today's world. So whats the difference? Surely what is irritating... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
"Provocative. An absorbing and invaluable read." ? The Wall Street Journal "I recommend you read the book." ? Katherine Bouton, The New York Times "A remarkable achievement with surprising conclusions." ? Andrew Weil, M.D. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 100.00
This is a comprehensive textbook for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, detailing the impact of societal forces on the aging process. The book focuses on the diversity of the older population, examining it from micro/macro perspectives in order to understand aging and the life course as social phenomena. This latest edition examines significant... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 229.00
Intended for those with interests ranging from the fundamental basis of aging to interventions in slowing the aging process or treating age-related diseases The study of epigenetics as it relates to aging and age-related diseases is a relatively new field that is showing considerable promise in revolutionizing how the aging process is viewed The... more...
- Birkhäuser Boston 2012; US$ 119.00
I: The Mechanisms of Aging.- 1 Variability of life span between species.- Methods to quantify life span.- Life span of humans.- Life spans of invertebrates.- Life span of cells in culture.- Are some plants or animal species immortal?.- 2 Factors that influence human longevity.- Genetic influence on longevity.- Influence of personality, social class... more...
- Granta Publications 2012; US$ 13.32
David Bainbridge is a vet with a particular interest in evolutionary zoology - and he has just turned forty. As well as the usual concerns about greying hair, failing eyesight and goldfish levels of forgetfulness, he finds himself pondering some bigger questions: have I come to the end of my productive life as a human being? And what I am now for?... more...