Straight-talking memoir takes the fear out of forty

29th July, 2018
Pamela Druckerman: the American-born, French-based author has a flair for the amiable and the conversational

Non-fiction: There Are No Grown-Ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story, By Pamela Druckerman, Doubleday Books, €17.95

‘Forty is a fearsome age. It’s the age where we become who we are.” As quotes go, this snappy one-liner from French poet Charles Péguy perfectly sums up Pamela Druckerman’s second book There Are No Grown-Ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story. The 40s are about many things, says Druckerman – becoming impatient when scrolling down to your year of...

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