A deep and thoughtful look at what it means to age, how to do it well and why we care at all
Anne Karpf is a writer, medical sociologist and award-winning journalist. She has been a contributing editor to Cosmopolitan, and wrote a weekly column for the family pages of the Guardian, to which she now contributes columns on social, political and cultural issues. She also writes for the Independent on Sunday, Psychologies and many other publications. A regularly broadcaster, she is currently writing and presenting two one-hour BBC Radio 4 programmes. She is the author of three books, including The Human Voice.
This new series of The School of Life's self-help books build on
the strengths of the first, tackling some of the hardest issues of
our lives in a way that is genuinely informative, helpful and
consoling. Here are books that prove that the term "self-help"
doesn't have to be either shallow or naive -- Alain de Botton,
Founder of The School of Life
The School of Life offers radical ways to help us raid the treasure trove of human knowledge * Independent on Sunday *