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No Stopping Us Now: A History of Older Women in America

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A lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist.

"You're not getting older, you're getting better," or so promised the famous 1970's ad--for women's hair dye. Americans have always had a complicated relationship with aging: embrace it, deny it, defer it--and women have been on the front lines of the battle, will
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Hardcover, 432 pages
Expected publication: October 15th 2019 by Little, Brown and Company (first published 2019)
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Jun 11, 2019 marked it as physical_to-read_stack
I received my copy free through Goodreads Giveaways.
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Aug 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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I was a Goodreads First- Reads Winner and I loved this book for so many reasons.

I recently turned 40 and I have become much more aware to the many ways in which my life has simultaneously become so much better and I've started to become ignored by general society. Olga Tokarczuk talked about us becoming invisible after 40, and I have been starting to believe her. This book helps to put a bit of context onto that point of view, with information related to women who (sometimes after the grand age
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Bianca
Sep 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
I liked this book. I'm 41 so I dont really feel "older" just yet however I relate in the sense that I think in our society 20-30 year olds are often portrayed in movies & media as beauty standards. I felt this book was encouraging and inspiring. I liked that the author uses various famous women as examples of accomplished and yes, beautiful, women in society. There is definitely a lot to ponder and contemplate about gender, ageism etc. Well done.

I received this as a Goodreads Giveaway in exc
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Jun 18, 2019 rated it liked it
Disappointed that the book I received was clearly used, pages dogeared etc. it was received as a giveaway on GoodReads. Did not find much in it that I could relate to, was sort of disappointing
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Gail Collins was the Editorial Page Editor of The New York Times from 2001 to January 1, 2007. She was the first woman Editorial Page Editor at the Times.

Born as Gail Gleason, Collins has a degree in journalism from Marquette University and an M.A. in government from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Beyond her work as a journalist, Collins has published several books; Scorpion Tongues: Gos
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