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New Book Encourages Women to Embrace Aging With Humor, Drama.... and Maybe a Little Wine, too

Aging. We all do it. Most of us try to avoid it, or at least stave off the effects of it. But two Austin authors hope women will learn to savor the wisdom and benefits that can come with growing older.

Ruth Pennebakerwrote and Marian Henley illustrated Pucker Up! The Subversive Woman's Guide to Aging with Wit, Wine, Drama, Humor, Perspective, and the Occasional Good Cry.Listen for their tips and tools for enjoying all that is good about the golden years.

Ruth and Marian will be reading from and discussing their book Sunday, June 7, at 2:00 p.m. at BookPeople in Austin.

Jennifer Stayton is the local host for NPR's "Morning Edition" on KUT. Got a tip? Email her at Follow her on X @jenstayton.