A Reading List

A Reading List for Harvesting

Harvest the Bounty of Your Career includes the complete bibliography of books, articles, and websites I consulted prior to and while writing Harvest.  Here you’ll find a briefer listing of books selected from the bibliography, which  I consider most relevant as additional reading for your harvesting.

Arrien, Angeles. The Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2005.

Autry, James A. The Spirit of Retirement: Creating a Life of Meaning and Personal Growth. Roseville, CA: Prima, 2002.

Borysenko, Joan. A Woman’s Book of Life: The Biology, Psychology, and Spirituality of the Feminine Life Cycle. NYC: Riverhead Books, 1998.

Brizendine, Louann, M.D. The Female Brain. NYC: Morgan Road Books, 2006.

Broomfield, John. Other Ways of Knowing: Recharting Our Future with Ageless Wisdom.  Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 1997.

Cantor, Dorothy. What Do You Want To Do When You Grow Up? Starting the Next Chapter of Your Life. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 2000.

Carter, Rita. Mapping the Memory: Understanding Your Brain to Improve Your Memory.  Berkeley: Ulysses Press, 2006.

Cohen, Gene D. The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life. NYC: Avon, 2000.

Cohen, Gene D. The Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain. NYC: Basic Books, 2005.

Corbett, David with Richard Higgins. Portfolio Life: The New Path to Work, Purpose, and Passion After 50. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley, 2007.

Crandell, Susan. Thinking About Tomorrow: Reinventing Yourself at Midlife. NYC: Wellness Central, 2007.

Dreher, Diane. Inner Gardening: A Seasonal Path to Inner Peace. NYC: Quill, 2002.

Dweck, Carol S. Mindset: The New Psychology of Growth. NYC: Random House, 2006.

Dychtwald, Ken and Daniel J. Kadlec. The Power Years: A User’s Guide to the Rest of Your Life. NYC: Wiley, 2005.

Erickson, Tamara. Retire Retirement: Career Strategies for the Boomer Generation. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Press, 2008.

Freedman. Marc. Encore: Finding Work That Matters in the Second Half of Life. NYC: Public Affairs, 200

Harkness, Helen. Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to Your Work and Life. Mountain View, CA: Davies-Black, 2005.

Harkness, Helen. Don’t Stop the Career Clock: Rejecting the Myths of Aging for a New Way to Work in the 21st Century. Palo Alto, CA: Davies-Black, 1999.

Harris, Maria. Jubilee Time: Celebrating Women, Spirit, and the Advent of Age. NYC: Bantam, 1995.

Hollis, James. Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up.  NYC: Gotham, 2005.

Levine, Suzanne Braun. Inventing the Rest of Our Lives: Women in Second Adulthood NYC: Viking, 2005.

McKenna, Elizabeth Perle. When Work Doesn’t Work Anymore: Women, Work, and Identity. NYC: Delacorte Press, 1997.

Needleman, Jacob. Time and the Soul: Where Has All the Meaningful Time Gone—And Can We Get It Back? San Francisco: Barrett-Koehler, 2003.

Newman, Betsy Kyte. Retiring as a Career: Making the Most of Your Retirement.  Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.

Roszak, Theodore. Longevity Revolution: As Boomers Become Elders. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Hills Books, 2001.

Sadler, William A. and James H. Krefft. Changing Course: Navigating Life after Fifty.  Centennial, CO: Center for Third Age leadership Press, 2007.

Schachter-Shalomi, Zalman and Ronald S. Miller. From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Profound New Vision of Growing Older. NYC: Warner, 1997.

Sedlar, Jeri and Rick Miners. Don’t Retire, REWIRE! 5 Steps to Fulfilling Work That Fuels Your Passion, Suits Your Personality, or Fills Your Pocket. Indianapolis, IN: Alpha Books, 2003.

Seligman, Martin E. P. Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment. NYC: Free Press, 2002.

Schlossberg, Nancy K. Retire Smart, Retire Happy: Finding Your True Path in Life. Washington, DC: American Psychological Assoc., 2004.

Sheehy, Gail. New Passages: Mapping Your Life Across Time. NYC: Random House, 1995.

Sorin, Fran. Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening. NYC: Warner, 2004.

Thomas, William H. What Are Old People For? How Elders Will Save the World.  Acton, MA: VanderWyk and Burnham, 2004.

Weiss, Robert S. The Experience of Retirement. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005.

Whyte, David. Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity. NYC: Riverhead Books, 2001.

Zemke, Ron, and Claire Raines, Bob Filipczak. Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Veterans, Boomers, Xers, and Nexters in Your Workplace. NYC: American Management Assoc., 2000.