Behavior: The Joy of Aging

The book has the same size, feel and illustrated mini-encyclopedia format as the author's last two manuals, The Joy of Sex and More Joy of Sex. But this time British Author Alex Comfort, 56, is trying for a pop bestseller on old age, not sexual hydraulics. A Good Age (Crown; $9.95) is Comfort's attack on "agism"—prejudice against the elderly, which he considers society's most stupid bias. After all, the elderly are the only outcast group that everyone eventually expects to join. "I wonder," says Comfort, "what Archie Bunker would say about Puerto Ricans...

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