PositiveLibrary Journal... captivating ... passionate and heartbreaking ... Research related to the psychology of addiction, the gendered nature of codependency, the women involved in the temperance movement, and a brief history of Al-Anon are interwoven with Aron’s personal story. These sections inform and enhance the work; however, they would have been much more valuable, especially to researchers, had there been notes providing complete citations for the sourced information ... Overall, this compelling portrait of addiction, intense love, and codependency should captivate many readers.
RaveLibrary Journal... entertaining, informative, and thought-provoking ... the author analyzes the relationship among age and identity, self-image, and the physiology of the aging body, skillfully combining personal experience with extensive research to explore the contributions of older workers, the importance of sex and intimacy, and issues related to death and dying ... his enjoyable read provides a positive view of aging that is sorely missing in today\'s popular culture. Appealing to a wide audience, it might even serve as a spark for positive social change.
Emerson T. Brooking and P.W. Singer
PositiveLibrary JournalThis timely work provides a fascinating and often frightening portrait of the many ways social media is being weaponized and used to manipulate ... The authors also clearly explain how these campaigns succeed, with in-depth descriptions of the echo chambers and confirmation bias that dominate media and reinforce the goals of this war: dismiss, distort, distract, dismay, and ultimately divide ... This book is extremely well documented ... An important first purchase for all collections.