SEATS SOLD OUT! Neil Offen presents BUILDING A BETTER BOOMER

Thursday, January 4, 2024 - Signing Line at 5:30 pm, Talk begins at 6:00 pm. SEATS SOLD OUT!

When ordering your book, please indicate in the comments if you’d like 1-2 seats held for you at the event!

Flyleaf will offer seating for up to 70 in-person guests, with priority access given to folks who purchase the book.


Building a Better Boomer offers laugh-out-loud advice for the generation caught between ChatGPT and Betamax VHS.

Here’s hilarious guidance on how baby boomers can better see, hear, eat, exercise, sleep, retire and remember—and maybe live long enough to still be around for the launch of the iPhone 211 Pro.

This is the book for those born in the forties, fifties or sixties—or those explaining how TikTok works to anyone born in the forties, fifties or sixties

And “this is the moment we need a book that is this funny,” says Mark Kurlansky, New York Times bestselling author of Salt and Cod.


Neil Offen has been a humor columnist for four decades and in two countries.The author of more than a dozen books, he’s been a sports reporter, a newspaper and magazine editor, a radio newsman, written a funny comic strip and been published in a variety of formats, including pen, crayon, chalk and, once, under duress, his wife’s eyebrow pencil.He has interviewed Muhammad Ali, covered Apollo 11, ridden the Orient Express, and once met Cary Grant.

Most importantly, he actually finished first in his age group in a recent 5K.

Event date: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024 - 5:30pm
Event address: 
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514