Meredith Maran is an author, book critic and journalist. She has published 12 nonfiction books and a novel. Her most recent book is The New Old Me: My Late-Life Reinvention.
We all need a circle of pals, but making new friends after 50 is challenging
Work & Purpose
'The New Old Me' author on taking a job with 'the Bellas'
In this book excerpt, a comedy writer and producer contemplates the empty nest