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Maria appears on The Charlie Rose show

Maria joined Charlie Rose to talk about her latest book, The Confidence Game.

THE CONFIDENCE GAME is a New York Times Bestseller

The Confidence Game hits the New York Times bestseller list! Lots of rejoicing takes place.

MASTERMIND is nominated for an Anthony Award

MASTERMIND has been nominated for an Anthony Award for best critical or non-fiction work. Winners will be announced at Bouchercon in November.

MASTERMIND is nominated for an Agatha Award

MASTERMIND has been nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction. Congratulations to all of the nominees! Winners will be announced in May.

Maria is one of the New Yorker’s most-read writers of 2013

Maria’s piece on Facebook and unhappiness made the list of The New Yorker‘s thirteen most-read posts of 2013.

MASTERMIND is named a best book of 2013 by Brain Pickings

MASTERMIND was named one of the thirteen best psychology and philosophy books of 2013 by Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings.

MASTERMIND is Goodreads Choice Awards Semi-finalist

MASTERMIND is a semi-finalist for the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards for Non-Fiction. Please take a moment to vote here!

MASTERMIND included on io9’s list of Science Books So Exciting They Read Like Genre Fiction

MASTERMIND is chosen for io9’s list of 23 science books that are so exciting they read like genre fiction.

MASTERMIND enters second week on New York Times Bestseller List

Last week, MASTERMIND debuted at #31 on the New York Times Bestseller List. This week, it stays put in its #31 slot.

Maria talks about MASTERMIND on NPR’s Dinner Party

Chattering Class: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Maria talks to the hosts of the Dinner Party about a few of Holmes’ signature tricks: mindfulness, an orderly “brain attic,” and a curious disposition. listen to full episode here or download Maria’s segment here