6/4/16- New York, NY
Maria joins award-winning writers Mary Roach and Jennifer Ackerman for an evening of science and storytelling, moderated by John Hockenberry. This event is part of the World Science Festival. 8pm, NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium. Buy tickets here.
5/15/16- New York, NY
5/6/16- New York, NY
Join Maria at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts during 99U’s annual conference, for a master class on the psychology of creativity. 5pm, Hauser Patron Lounge, Alice Tully Hall. NOTE: this event is currently sold out.
5/1/16- Skokie, IL
Maria will be speaking about “The Confidence Game” at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago. 10:30am. Free and open to public.
4/19/16- New York, NY
4/7/16- Boston, MA
4/6/16- Victoria, TX
Maria will be speaking about MASTERMIND and Holmesian thinking as part of the Victoria College Lyceum Lecture Series. 7pm, open to the public.
4/1/16- Brooklyn, NY
3/14/16- Austin, TX
Maria is one of the featured speaker’s for this year’s SXSW festival. Join her at the Austin Convention Center to talk about the power (and price) of stories. 5pm.
3/9/16- Brooklyn, NY
Maria appears on The Charlie Rose show
THE CONFIDENCE GAME is a New York Times Bestseller
MASTERMIND is nominated for an Anthony Award
MASTERMIND is nominated for an Agatha Award
Maria is one of the New Yorker’s most-read writers 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