Who are your favourite senior characters in novels? Many authors populate their stories with older people: the feisty retiree who takes on a new adventure, the wise elder who mentors a troubled youth, estranged parents with whom an adult child seeks reconciliation, or the meditative older individual looking back on a lifetime of experiences. During the month of June, why not read a novel with a senior as the main character? A few titles are suggested below. For more ideas, try our NOVELIST database and search using subjects such as: Reminiscing in old age; Senior men; Senior women; Widows; Widowers; Septuagenarians; Octogenarians; Nonogenarians.