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February 21, 2014

My Search for the Best Free and Cheap eBooks

…their “best sellers” tab to find books recommended by readers. One Hundred Free Books As it happens, Jewish vampire books are my favorite genre, and serendipitously, when I took a…

06/05/2019 | 3:00pm4:00pm

Old books, rare books…your books?

…of antiquarian books and how to use the Library’s resources. This class will examine an old book, look to see who else owns a copy, and review the sale records…

February 14, 2014

Aging With Geekitude: Addicted to Audiobooks

…When my book club would assign long, highbrow books, I’d consider skipping the next meeting. Until I discovered audiobooks. Many of my non-techie friends also listen to audiobooks but are…

January 31 | 2:00pm4:00pm

Free loans of movies and books

…home. Get started with borrowing e-books on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. You can learn to take advantage of free access to books, films, magazines, and more! Just stop by…

March 11 | 3:00pm4:00pm

Appraising your old books

…that the antiquarian community uses to value a book. If you need more inspiration, check out The Booksellers, a new documentary about old books and book collectors. Photo by Clem…

December 9, 2014

How to Self-Publish Your Life Story

…of books. Today, books can be printed one at a time as they’re ordered and bought online, eliminating expensive print runs, the need to warehouse thousands of books, and (unfortunately)…

October 24, 2012

Can America’s Reading Matter Tell Us Who’ll Win the Election?

…are Americans gobbling up so many more conservative than liberal books through Amazon and Kindle even though the two groups read about an equal number of books each year? Some…

February 5, 2014

Dieting When You’re Older: Are the Rules Different?

…too. This past month has seen the publication of most of the year’s big diet books in hardcover and Kindle editions. In 2014, several of these promise not just weight…

December 14, 2017

“I want to please my wife!”

…become interested in cunnilingus and have read several books on the subject. I did not know that so many people use oral sex as a replacement for the more normal,…

March 6 | 12:00pm8:00pm

NY Antiquarian Book Fair

(Until March 8) Anyone who patronised New York’s Book Row, or simply love books, collecting and history will love this annual trade show of valuable old books and ephemera. More…

July 26, 2016

Julia Cameron: How to Get Creative in Later Life

…for her best-selling 1992 book “The Artist’s Way” and is considered a master teacher in the personal development movement that grew from it. She’s written 40 books (including fiction, nonfiction,…

January 25, 2019

Cut the Clutter with ease

…Some libraries will accept books in good condition; for a nationwide list of ten places where your books will do some good in the world, check here. Clothes and accessories:…

June 29, 2017

How to Shop for Sex Toys

…meant a bookstore that didn’t sell children’s books! I wandered in, and immediately a gruff-looking man literally blocked my path and my view of the products. “This store is not…

November 28, 2016

Aging With Attitude: Activist Frances Goldin

…campaign to free him. I’ve had seven of his books published, all of which are still in print. There was a large demonstration in Philadelphia at the Liberty Bell to…

March 22, 2016

The fun of stilt-dancing in your 70s — and more from the week online

…if you’re already Read it in The Week Creativity Digital coloring books for grown-ups Coloring books for grown-ups are hip right now— adults are discovering the meditative benefits of coloring…