Beloved actress and bestselling author Shirley MacLaine contemplates a wealth of subjects from the mundane to the esoteric in this all-new collection of musings that begin with two simple words: "What if..."""

"What if hope is the most dangerous emotion?"

"What if a frog had wings? (Answer: He wouldnt bump his ass so much.)"

"What if our political leaders actually "led"?"

"What if "Downton Abbey" was full of Americans? "

"What if, for some reason, I couldnt be creative and work?"

These are just a few of the "what ifs" that Shirley Maclaine considers in her new book written in the style of her beloved and laugh-out-loud memoir "Im Over All That." In "What If..., "she speculates on a wide range of matters both spiritual and secular, humorous and profound, earth-bound and high-flying, personal and universal. This is Shirley MacLaine at her most funny, acerbic, imaginative, and irresistible.