Books by Dr. Lori

Highlighted books by Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori

Don't Host a Yard Sale

Do you want to get top dollar for your objects? It will never happen at a yard sale. Dr. Lori highlights the reasons why selling at a yard sale is just plain stupid in her upcoming Don't Host a Yard Sale(TM)  book. 

Dr. Lori will outline how to avoid mistakes when selling your antiques and collectibles.

This forthcoming book will cause controversy from those who want to buy your valuables cheaply!

Read more about what topics Dr. Lori will cover in her forthcoming book!

Cooking with Antiques

In Dr. Lori's forthcoming book, Cooking with Antiques, she will share her favorite recipes and how antiques have influence our food choices and behaviors. Read more>>

An American Sculptor: Seymour Lipton

Seymour Lipton bookYou may purchase Dr. Lori's book, An American Sculptor: Seymour Lipton directly from

Buy from

Inspired by her father's question about American art in his lifetime, Dr. Lori wrote this book focusing on Abstract Expressionism and the artists of this movement in the 1940s and 1950s.  Jackson Pollock, Willem DeKooning, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, and others are discussed. Read more>>

Schedule a Dr. Lori Event

Dr. Lori events
Dr. Lori presents her popular Antiques Appraisal Comedy Show around the world at 150 shows a year entertaining audiences. Ask us how to book an event for you.

Dr. Lori's Blog

Dr. Lori reveals insider information and tips about the world of antiques. Subscribe here »
3 Ways to Find Valuable Antiques

3 Ways to Find Valuable Antiques

Want to know how to spot that valuable thrift store find? Don't know what to look for when cleaning out Grandma's attic or when you are downsizing? It's a common question and Dr. Lori provides secrets to spot those prints, posters, silver and ceramics that are valuable. Don't rely only on marks or signatures. They could fool you. You must read this article so you aren't throwing away a valuable or walking past it at a thrift store.

Read More »