By Billy Crystal

Hilarious and heartfelt observations on getting older from one in all America’s favourite comedians as he turns sixty five, and a glance again at a impressive career

Billy Crystal is popping sixty five, and he’s no longer chuffed approximately it. together with his trademark wit and middle, he outlines the absurdities and demanding situations that include getting older, from insomnia to reminiscence loss to leaving dinners with part your meal in your blouse. In funny chapters like “Buying the Plot” and “Nodding Off,” Crystal not just catalogues his actual gripes, yet deals a highway map to his seventy seven million fellow child boomers who're arriving at this milestone age with him. He additionally seems to be again on the strongest and noteworthy moments of his lengthy and storied existence, from enjoyable his kin as a child in lengthy seashore, manhattan, his years doing stand-up within the Village, up via his mythical stint at Saturday evening reside, while Harry Met Sally, and his future as host of the Academy Awards. Readers get a front-row seat to his one-day profession with the hot York Yankees (he used to be the 1st participant to ever “test confident for Maalox”), his love affair with Sophia Loren, and his enduring friendships with numerous of his idols, together with Mickey Mantle and Muhammad Ali. He lends a mild contact to extra critical issues like faith (“the getting older pals i do know have grew to become to the Holy Trinity: Advil, bourbon, and Prozac”), grandparenting, and, after all, dentistry. As clever and poignant as they're humorous, Crystal’s reflections are an unforgettable examine a unprecedented existence good lived.

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