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Venerable elders proving that ‘acting your age’ is open to interpretation.

No more work. No more alarm clocks. No more structure. No more rules. There’s much we can learn from our elders. From the characters in these stories we can take lessons on busting the stereotypes. And just because your bone density isn’t what it used to be, doesn’t mean you can’t shake things up.

  • The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan is a charming, nostalgic and heartwarming story for women of any age – and it all begins when 79-year-old Shirley kidnaps her husband from his nursing home for one final adventure . . .

  • An international bestselling novel: a year in the life of an elderly man writing an exposé from an old-people's home in Amsterdam.

  • Four bored OAPs. A brutal murder. Welcome to . . . The Thursday Murder Club.

  • Extremely funny new title from bestselling humorist Rohan Candappa, for grown-up children and dotty parents alike

  • Veronica McCreedy is about to have the a journey of a lifetime . . . A warm, witty story of late life revelations (and penguins), as one unique octogenarian decides it's time to visit Antarctica.

  • Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home.

  • The critically acclaimed, Sunday Times and international bestseller, long-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2012: 'A magical, moving and uplifting tale about a man's journey across England and into his own heart.' - Deborah Moggach.

  • Handed a terminal cancer diagnosis, ninety-year-old Norma Bauerschmidt says 'No' to chemotherpay and 'Yes' to living, spending the last year of her life on an adventurous road trip with her son, daughter-in-law and outsize poodle Ringo. This is her uplifting story of a year lived like no other.

  • The long-awaited and highly anticipated new novel from one of Australia’s most beloved bestselling authors.

  • Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger.

  • NOW WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION FROM DOLLY ALDERTON, revealing how a new generation can take inspiration from Nora's sharp wit and wisdom about life: the international No.1 bestseller by the creator of When Harry Met Sally, Heartburn, and Sleepless in Seattle.

  • THE 2020 DEBUT NOVEL EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT. Our lives aren't always what we make them out to be. What would happen if we told the truth instead?

  • Tabitha Bird’s stunning debut is a magical, life-affirming novel about heartbreak, healing and learning to forgive yourself.

  • Quintessential Tyler but full of surprises - a perfectly pitched, enchanting and affecting novel about a man adrift in his own life, Noah's Compass chimes subtly, heartbreakingly with our times.

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