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Author Dan Lyons was the Technology Editor at the esteemed Newsweek magazine for years when at 51 he was unexpectedly shown the door. He’d seen the writing on the wall as colleagues around the U.S. were laid off, but he’d...
Twenty-four years ago my life was changed forever. After experiencing six near-death experiences through illnesses, I began to see dead people. I did see them as a child but I had managed to find a way to shut them out. Later,...
If anyone knows how to pick himself up off the cubicle canvas it’s former Hollywood executive John Tarnoff. The author of new book Boomer Reinvention: How To Create Your Dream Career Over 50 admits he’s been fired 39 percent of...
We've cherry-picked some great new titles to watch out for at your favourite book store, or online, in May. Non-Fiction ABROAD, BROKE & BUSTED Travellers' Tales from Around the World by Matt Towner (New Holland, hardcover $29.99, e-version, ) So many people from so many different...
“Don’t get older, get better,” implores front-woman of Aussie electro-rock band Def FX Fiona Horne in her tell-all new memoir, The Naked Witch. Now 51, the author of several best-selling books on modern witchcraft, fire-dancer and more recently a commercial...
I have always been a pretty skeptical person, but I must state I have also always been very open-minded to the possibility that we are protected from above. I have discovered that if you don’t believe anything is possible, you...
There’s a surreal quality to the idea of turning 50. Remember that line from King Lear: Thou shouldst not have been old till thou hadst been wise? For those of us not yet wise, they really shouldn’t let us be old. It’s an...
To celebrate Australia's most prestigious literary prize, we're giving you the chance to win a bundle of amazing books from all the finalists at the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Awards. All you have to do to be in with a...
The self-help book sections, online and in-store, are of course teaming with all manner of glossy tomes purporting to hold the secrets to fabulous wealth and adulation. But how many are actually speaking to us, the middle-aged reader who has...
You may know her as the singer for 90’s Aussie electro-rock band Def FX who went on to author several best-selling books on modern witchcraft. But that’s only a fraction of Fiona Horne’s many talents, as the High Priestess of...