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The New Long Life by Andrew J. Scott, Lynda Gratton

The New Long Life

A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World

Andrew J. Scott, Lynda Gratton

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Category: Non-fiction
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication date: 28 May 2020
ISBN: 9781526615183
4 stars out of 5
Michael Skapinker
15 Jun 2020

"a manifesto for better later years"

Not everything the authors try to do comes off. They introduce us to some characters to illustrate their points: Radhika, a college-educated Mumbai freelance worker, Tom, a Dallas truck driver, and others. But they are not fleshed out, so when their names come up it is hard to remember who they are. And Scott and Gratton chase after so many research papers that their narrative occasionally meanders. But their argument is robust and their themes sufficiently important to make this book essential reading for policymakers and chief executives.

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