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Edith Pearlman, born in 1936, published her debut collection of stories in 1996, at age 60. In March, The National Book Critics Circle gave its fiction award to Pearlman for her story collection "Binocular Vision" (Lookout Books). She has published over 250 works of short fiction in national magazines, literary journals, anthologies and online publications. Her work has won three O. Henry Prizes, the Drue Heinz Prize for Literature, and a Mary McCarthy Prize, among others. In 2011, Pearlman was the recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award, which puts her in the ranks of John Updike, Joyce Carole Oates, and other luminaries. She told Huff/Post50 that with age, "You care less about popularity, write more freely. The ordinary experiences of aging alter and clarify your view of past, present, and future."

Alfred Hitchcock began directing in his 20s, but did his best work later in life. Hitchcock made "Dial M for Murder," "Rear Window," "To Catch a Thief," "The Trouble with Harry," "Vertigo," "North by Northwest," and "Psycho" between his 54th and 61st birthdays. The New Yorker called it "one of the g...

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