I just loved Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf.
Set in a small town in Colorado during a current time period, this book kept me think about the situation that Addie Moore, a lonely widow, and Louis Waters, a widower have found themselves in. Being old and living alone can be very lonely.
What would I do if in my later years I became widowed and tried to have a relationship with a man my age? Would my children try to direct my life? Role reversal between parent and children is a real problem when the parents don’t need to be parented.
But it's not all sad. It is also very happy when