Why Survive? Being Old in America by Robert Neil Butler
Dr. Butler's eloquent, exhaustive and formidably informed book is a work of genuine consequence. He's a physician-psychiatrist-gerontologist who also teaches and is Consultant to the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging. Thus the arsenal of studies and statistics which does not detract from its larger purpose.
The 788th greatest nonfiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)