Book Signing: Maria Konnikova
Monday, March 14
6:00PM - 6:30PM
Austin Convention Center
Level 3 Atrium Landing
531 E 4th St
Maria Konnikova appears at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of her latest work.
The New Yorker
Maria is a contributing writer for The New Yorker, where she writes a weekly column with a focus on psychology and science, and is currently working on an assortment of non-fiction and fiction proj...Show the rest
Maria is a contributing writer for The New Yorker, where she writes a weekly column with a focus on psychology and science, and is currently working on an assortment of non-fiction and fiction projects. Her first book, Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes (Viking/Penguin, 2013), was a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into seventeen languages. It was nominated for the Agatha Award and the Anthony Award for Best Non-fiction and was a Goodreads People’s Choice Semifinalist for 2013. Her second book, on the psychology of the con, is scheduled for publication by Viking/Penguin next winter. Her writing has appeared online and in print in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Slate, The New Republic, The Paris Review, The Wall Street Journal, Salon, The Boston Globe, The Observer, Scientific American MIND, WIRED, and Scientific American, among numerous other publications.
Maria formerly wrote the “Literally Psyched” column for Scientific American and the popular psychology blog “Artful Choice” for Big Think. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University, where she studied psychology, creative writing, and government, and received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Columbia University. She previously worked as a producer for the Charlie Rose show on PBS.Hide the rest