Find out just who and what is in this book.
Cover illustration by Raymond Biesinger
Introduction Sarah Chan
Introduction Jhenifer Pabillano
Delve into the truths we have come to accept about ourselves (at least for now).
2021 Midlife Census: Growth
Views from the Basement Jag Dhadli
Me and Bridget Jones Erika Thorkelson
William in Mask in Tree Jimmy Jeong
Dave’s Single Dave Alexander
Top 10 Signs You’re Dating In Your 40s Dave Alexander
Spoiler: Nobody Makes It Out of This Alive Heather Adler
The Girl with the Mermaid Tattoo Sarah Chan
Explorations of work life, health, and ambition. Where am I going? What path did my life take, and where can it go from here?
2021 Midlife Census: Paths
Get Rich or Die Trying David Zeibin
Midlife Musings on the Ivory Tower Kate Rossiter
Now What Dan Lazin
Don’t Scare the Children Don Iveson
Heart Attack Daniel Kaszor
Gwynfinite Jest Geoff Moysa — Read an excerpt
A Letter to My Unconceived Offspring
Discover the secret section in the middle of the Midlife book
Revelations from unexpected (and “expected”) life experiences. What did I believe when I was younger? What do I know now?
2021 Midlife Census: Illusion
Taking on Midlife One Receipt at a Time Iris Tse
Cocoa and Coconut Iva Cheung — Read an excerpt
In Defense of Baby Gates on Clouds Amanda Ash
Illusions Jhenifer Pabillano
The Undiscovered Country Kati Kovacs
Reclaiming Memories Cosanna Preston-Idedia
Reflections on Photography Matt Frehner
Reflections on the movement of time in our lives. What are we bearing witness to? How are we changed?
2021 Midlife Census: Time
Sects, Lives, and Videotape Adam Houston
I Hate Dyeing My Hair Leah Collins
A Three-Year-Old in a Cemetery Leanne Brown
For Henry, Forever Ago Chris Boutet
Textures of a Life Ending Adam Rozenhart
Second Life Neal Ozano
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