60 Things To Do When You Turn 60


Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 376 pp.
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 1-56906-967-0
Sug. Retail: $14.95 (Canada $17.95)

In 2006, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the oldest of the baby boomers began to turn 60. That translates to approximately 13,000 people per day who will be celebrating this event in North America. We have the perfect gift of reading for the 60-somethings in your life.Sixty Things To Do When You Turn Sixty is a thoughtful, humorous, and sometimes provoking collection of essays written by people from all walks of life on the subject of turning 60.


Featuring essays from:

  • Garrison Keillor – Be a grouch
  • Gloria Steinem – Rediscover yourself at 60
  • Loral Langemeier – Get rich quick
  • Judy Brown – Keep your sense of humor
  • Jamie Wyeth – Find your island
  • Dr. Nicholas Perricone – Treat yourself like a star
  • Cynthia Thayer – Take off your clothes
  • Bob Rich – Take the grandkids fishing
  • and many more!

What the press is saying…
“Keillor’s is but one of 60 essays by 60 experts writing about their various fields for the first wave of baby boomers who reach that milestone this year. Each is short, lively, readable and geared toward making the next decade rewarding and fulfilling. Advice ranges from learning yoga and meditation, starting a business and becoming a parent to budgeting for retirement, making a will and spending time with grandchildren.

The writers whose essays are included in this latest volume contributed their work on a pro bono basis, and the royalties generated from its sale will be donated to nonprofit organizations dedicated to preventing and curing cancer.”
Copley News Service, August 16, 2006

“A new book, Sixty Things to Do When You Turn Sixty, comes out next month and includes 60 essays offering advice to the newly 60. The writers range from Gloria Steinem to Garrison Keillor.”
USA Today, August 16, 2006

“Meeting the interests of baby boomers who have turned or will soon turn 60 is the goal of this captivating essay compilation written by doctors, celebrities, financial experts, and others who have reached that milestone. Contributors include A Prairie Home Companion writer and host Garrison Keillor, anti-aging expert Dr. Nicholas Perricone, and 58 others who discuss everything from health and fitness to sex and investments. While many essays are reflective and thought-provoking, others are lighthearted and humorous. The overall message is one of encouragement and enthusiasm for life. This excellent, thoughtful, and funny book will fly off shelves; highly recommended.
Library Journal, September 15, 2006

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