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Author @ the Library: "The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures," with Lesley Alderman, a journalist who has worked for Money magazine, Real Simple and The New York Times.

July 8, 2013

Program Locations:

Mid-Manhattan Library, 000 - 099 Computers, Information, and General Works

 The author provides a fascinating, provocative survey of time and presents the book’s surprising insights.  She examines a wide swath of life—love, war, crime, art, money and media—through the unerring meter of the clock.  How long does romance last? How long does it take to write a symphony? How much time do we spend day-dreaming? How do our daily allocations of time affect our happiness?  The audience will be provided with an illuminating quiz.  This stimulating evening will include ample time for audience Q&A.