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niether poop nor chocolate By Faye Reece
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Meditations on a mid-life crisis, etc.
The Man Who Sang Along By Steve Smithson
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A humorous but poignant story of an unassuming academic's mid-life crisis. Richard, bored with suburbia, tries to build a new life in inner-city London. After a year of emotional and practical... More > upheaval, and with the help of some unlikely new relationships, he succeeds but it is nothing like his original dreams, plans or resolutions.< Less
The Man Who Sang Along By Steve Smithson
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A humorous but poignant story of an academic's mid-life crisis. Richard, bored with suburbia, tries to build a new life in inner-city London. After a year of emotional and practical upheaval, and... More > with the help of some unlikely new relationships, he succeeds but it is nothing like his original dreams, plans or resolutions.< Less
Reservations Recommended (trade paperback) By Eric Kraft
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Peter Leroy constructs a plausible adult life for his grade school chum Matthew Barber, now living in Boston, where he is vice-president of a toy company by day, but becomes Bertram W. Beath,... More > restaurant reviewer, when the sun goes down. Reservations Recommended is a satire of the critical mind; a dark commentary on contemporary culture; a story of midlife crisis; a morality play; and a book that matches bleakness against humor, seasoned throughout with B. W. Beath’s hilariously acid reviews. We watch as Matthew Barber descends from a self-protective superiority into a species of madness, and into the dark night of the soul. “A brilliant satire.” LA Life “A merciless sendup of contemporary American pretensions.’ Janice Harayda, Cleveland Plain Dealer “Wonderfully readable . . . touching and intelligent.” Richard Gehr, The Village Voice< Less
Reservations Recommended • Eric Kraft By Eric Kraft
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Peter Leroy constructs a plausible adult life for his grade school chum Matthew Barber, now living in Boston, where he is vice-president of a toy company by day, but becomes Bertram W. Beath,... More > restaurant reviewer, when the sun goes down. Reservations Recommended is a satire of the critical mind; a dark commentary on contemporary culture; a story of midlife crisis; a morality play; and a book that matches bleakness against humor, seasoned throughout with B. W. Beath’s hilariously acid reviews. We watch as Matthew Barber descends from a self-protective superiority into a species of madness, and into the dark night of the soul. “A brilliant satire.” LA Life “A merciless sendup of contemporary American pretensions.’ Janice Harayda, Cleveland Plain Dealer “Wonderfully readable . . . touching and intelligent.” Richard Gehr, The Village Voice< Less
'What Ho! Giotto' By Freddie Owen
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"It's like painting with words"- "What Ho! Giotto" is an artist's verbal sketchbook; on life, love of Italy and the creation of a garden and studio in Le Marche, it's a mid-life... More > tale and fulfillment of a dream of painting and sketching in Italy. A mix of memoir, humour and artistic musing and all the fascinating people met along the way; from film stars to royalty. With vivid descriptions that bring the landscape to life like a painting... makes you feel like you want to jump on a plane to Italy! But the tale is not without its trials, plagues of flies, hornets, snakes, scorpions, a flood and even a lightening strike. And the beloved olive tree is destroyed in a winter storm. But the overall challenge is a success, a garden and studio are created in an area of Italy, Le Marche where Signorelli had painted five centuries before.< Less
The Forty Club By Andrew Salmon
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From Ellis Award nominee Andrew Salmon comes The Forty Club - an insightful tale of aging and its consequences.Jack Russo is turning forty and there's not much he can do about it. He's had a lifetime... More > to get ready but nothing can prepare him for what he is about to face. For you see, turning forty means more than just candles on a birthday cake. It comes with the expectation that one will join the Forty Club, leaving Jack faced with a decision which will change his world forever. In fact, you might say his life depends on it. Well, no one ever said getting old was easy.MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW SAYS:'Andrew Salmon has a certain knack as a writer which today would most likely be compared to Stephen King''There is real emotion, honest scenes and dialogue... You begin to understand and truly care about the characters''A good solid little tale you will definitely carry it with you for the rest of your life. You’ll never have another birthday without remembering this story'< Less
Laugh Your Way Through Menopause By Dee Adams
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Cartoons and hilarious short stories from the very funny website: www.minniepauz.com Website was created for women entering peri menopause and menopause, or "the change". Now you don't have... More > to sit at the computer to get an uplifting chuckle! Buy one that you can carry with you or to share with the women in your world.< Less
You Know You're Menopausal When... By Sally Edwards
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"You Know You're Menopausal When..." is a hilarious book of top-notch illustrated humor about women and mid-life changes. Illustrated book includes clean and very funny humor! Written by... More > Stand Up Comedian Sally Edwards.< Less
You Know You're Menopausal When... By Sally Edwards
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"You Know You're Menopausal When..." is a powerhouse of top-notch illustrated humor about women and their mid-life changes. Illustrated book includes clean and very funny humor! Written... More > by Stand Up Comedian Sally Edwards.< Less