Abby Ellin

Former New York Times columnist Abby Ellin is an award-winning writer and the author of "Duped: Double Lives, False Identities and the Con Man I Almost Married" and "Teenage Waistland: A Former Fat Kid Weighs in on Living Large, Losing Weight and How Parents Can (and Can't) Help." But her greatest claims to fame are learning to play the cello in her 30s, summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro (with a broken wrist!) and naming "Karamel Sutra" for Ben and Jerry's.

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