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Irma Kurtz was born inNew Jersey and grew up inNew York. After graduating in English Literature from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1956, she moved to Europe, first to Paris and then to London where, in 1970, she joined the brand new Cosmopolitan as its first Agony Aunt. Over her years inLondon, Irma Kurtz has contributed to virtually every national paper and is a frequent broadcaster on radio and TV. Recently she moved to Bloomsbury after twenty years in Soho,London, and describes herself as a 'last-time buyer'. She also keeps a small hiding-place in an unfashionable region of northernFrance. The mother of a son, Irma Kurtz became a grandmother in March 2005.

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'Irma Kurtz, a veteran journalist, writer and London resident since 1970, is not going gently into that good night of the Third Age ... she tells not only her own story but has also drafted the likes of super-granny Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall, the mouthy publican Norman Balon ... to say what, besides cheerfulness and bloody-mindedness, keeps them going. Excelsior!' -- Iain Finlayson, The Times 'This is by no means a mean-spirited rant -- it's a clever deconstruction of everything that has mattered to her and to most of us -- friendship, family, the struggle to improve, to look good, be well liked -- seen from her feisty, hard-fought outpost' -- Kerry Fowler, Good Housekeeping 'She successfully demolishes common notions of an enfeebled generation, while also celebrating the easily recognisable benefits: grandchildren, cruises, lifelong friendships ... a cheerful and animated guide to what the French elegantly term "the third age"' -- Time Out 'Irma Kurtz is thoughtful and funny' -- Choice Magazine 'Witty and compassionate look at aging' -- Bookseller 'Feisty OAP Irma Kurtz whizzes here and there taking a wry and witty squint at the art of growing old ... this is a wonderfully life-enhancing book, packed with optimism and humour' -- Unite Magazine

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