David Bainbridge

No Country for Old Men?

How Men Age: What Evolution Reveals about Male Health and Mortality

By Richard G Bribiescas

Princeton University Press 177pp £18.95 order from our bookshop

‘By the simple virtue of being male, I have less chance each day to see another sunrise,’ laments Richard Bribiescas near the beginning of How Men Age. This is a dark thought to leave hanging in the air, yet he gently brightens the mood over the subsequent chapters of this charming book.

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