The feminists who made waves in the 70s and 80s are ageing, and some of them are talking publicly about it. Lynne Segal gives her perspective in Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing.

She ponders the question “how should we live our lives?” A question just as relevant in old age, which, she says, “should be posed so long as we are still capable of asking it.”

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“All I know is it changes me, just seeing that there can be changes in later life, that the possibility of change, of creating and re-creating your life is never ending. It has nothing to do with age.”

Betty Friedan’s The Fountain of Age is an important, wise, inspiring book, first published in 1993. It’s wide-ranging, well-researched and packed with stories and data. It is also 654 pages long.

I’ve read it so you don’t have to!

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