You are invited to a celebrate the launch of When I'm 164: The new science of radical longevity, and what happens if it succeeds, by David Ewing Duncan.

Friday, September 7 2012, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 pm

Hosted by Martin Muller and Modernism; FutureMed; Ted Books; and Friends of When I'm 164

Modernism Gallery
685 Market Street (near 3rd Street), Second Floor
San Francisco, California 94105

Cards with codes to redeem your copy of the book on Amazon will be for sale, brought to you by Livrada!

There will be booze and appetizers, and special guests.

Please RSVP:

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Read an excerpt of the book here.

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Description of Book

How long do you want to live, and why? These are the questions that science writer, futurist and bestselling author (Experimental Man) David Ewing Duncan asked 30,000 people, with surprising results. The book describes the increasingly legitimate science of radical life extension—from Genetics and Regeneration to Machine Solutions—and considers the pluses and minuses of living to age 164, or beyond: everything from the impact on population and the cost of living to what happens to love, curiosity, and health. Concluding that anti-aging technologies will probably succeed in the next 30-50 years, he brings us back to the age-old question: "will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm..."

When I'm 164 book cover

Book Contents

  • Prologue: How long do you want to live?
    • 1. The Question
  • Part 1: The science of radically extending life span
    • 2. Darwin's tortoise
    • 3. Healthy living, prediction and prevention
    • 4. Genetics
    • 5. Regeneration
    • 6. Machine solutions
  • Part 2: Upsides and downsides of extreme aging
    • 7. Myths, stories, and yearnings
    • 8. Life at age 164
  • Epilogue: Generations

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