Books for Boomers

Autumn is the perfect opportunity to break open those books you neglected during the warm summer months. Curl up with a warm cup of cider or tea and try some of these cool books for Fall!
A Full Life: Reflections at 90, Simon & Schuster, 2015

By Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian and fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor and a few second thoughts.

Sick in the Head: Conversations about Life and Comedy, Random House, 2015

By Judd Apatow

From the writer and director of Knocked Up and the producer of Freaks and Geeks comes a collection of intimate, hilarious conversations with the biggest names in comedy from the past thirty years—including Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Roseanne Barr, Harold Ramis, Louis C.K., Chris Rock and Lena Dunham.
Go Set a Watchman, Harper, 2015

By Harper Lee

Twenty years after the trial of Tom Robinson, Scout returns home to Maycomb to visit her father Atticus and struggles with his bigotry along with personal and political issues as her small Alabama town adjusts to the turbulent events beginning to transform the United States in the mid-1950s.
The Harder They Come, Ecco, 2015

By T. Coraghessan Boyle

Set in contemporary Northern California, The Harder They Come explores the volatile connections between three damaged people—an aging ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran, his psychologically unstable son, and the son’s paranoid, much older lover—as they careen toward an explosive confrontation.
Nora Webster, Scribner, 2014

By Colm Toibin

Struggling with grief and financial hardships after the death of her beloved husband, widow Nora struggles to support her four children and clings to secrecy in the intrusive community of her childhood before finding her voice.