Don't even think about turning 50 without this book! A compilation of short articles, musings and reminiscences written by experts and celebrities from all walks of life on the subject of turning 50. Includes valuable information on important medical tests, estate planning, insurance strategies, as well as a healthy dose of poetry and humor. A partial list of contributors includes Garrison Keillor, humorist; Bobbi Brown, beauty expert; Wendy Wasserstein, playwright; Robert Thurman, Buddhist scholar; Diane von Furstenberg, clothing designer; Taressa Stovall, belly dancer; Kat Lane, astrologist; Gary Jobson, America's Cup winner; and Lorna Wendt, philanthropist. Everything you should know and a lot more that will make you laugh and think. A "must read" for those turning 50, this book will help you make the most of a milestone year. All royalties will be donated to benefit cancer research. This is a fabulous 50th birthday gift, and a lot more useful than an "Over the Hill" coffee mug and black balloons!