YOU ARE OLD is a mixture of humor, philosophy and reminiscing as Ekman Douglas takes you on a journey that travels from your youth to your present age, no matter how old you are. YOU ARE OLD is not heavy reading and you can make return visits to it time and time again. Ekman says smiling, "e;This is a book suited for the particular room my father called the library"e;. Some critics may dec… lare "e;That's where it belongs"e;. He also says, "e;If you don't smile while reading YOU ARE OLD, check your pulse.