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In Conversation With Paul Holdengräber, Part Three ('Never Two Without Three')

Tyler Malone | Posted 10.28.2015 | Books
Tyler Malone

Miniature boats zigzagged across the water of a pond nearby, couples canoodled on adjacent benches, and children screamed their delight as they ran down pathways and stumbled on the grassy hills. With the beautiful chaos of life swirling around us, we ventured down the rabbithole of conversation.

In Conversation with Paul Holdengräber (The Prequel)

Tyler Malone | Posted 10.25.2014 | Books
Tyler Malone

New Yorkers can point to many people, things, and institutions in their city that make it arguably the greatest city in the world. The New York Public Library is one such institution, and Paul Holdengräber, director of the library's conversation series "Live from the NYPL," is one such person.

In Conversation with Paul Holdengräber

Tyler Malone | Posted 10.21.2014 | Books
Tyler Malone

In this, our second conversation, Paul Holdengräber of the New York Public Library claims that good conversation can leave one "hopeful about the possibility of speech." As one of the world's leading conversationalists, he would know.

24-Hour Read-In Emergency Bookshelf

Christian Zabriskie | Posted 08.05.2014 | New York
Christian Zabriskie

There you are, boldly standing up for libraries in your community. You are part of a solid day of reading, a full 24 hours of it, voice after voice going on in a constant stream around the clock, each person taking it in 15-minute shifts to read.

Secrets Of The New York Public Library As It Turns 100

GloboMaestro | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

In this video, Raphael Pallais, chef concierge of The Plaza, shows some of the library's secrets -- from the fabled stacks that few visitors ever see to the collection of objects from literary giants like Charles Dickens.

Freedom of Information Day: Five Questions With David Barstow, Investigative Reporter for the New York Times

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

We asked Barstow a few questions about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and its effect on the general public.

The Modern Day Alchemists

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

Everyone knows that this past Sunday was 10/10/10, but that evening marked the celebration of another milestone: the 500th anniversary of Benedictine ...

Hello Tomorrow: A Conversation With Dave Koz, Plus KT Tunstall's Video Exclusive Pt. 3

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I really did not want to make another record just because I could, especially now. Why make another record when I've got eleven albums, you know? I've got tons of music out there."