Tuesday January 19: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Join Maria Konnikova, bestselling author and New Yorker columnist, as she looks into The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time. From Melville to The Usual Suspects to Bernie Madoff, the art of the con in fact and fiction remains enduringly fascinating. Learn the ins and outs of why we’re wired to get roped in, fleeced, and spun back out, from one of our leading psychological storytellers.
Maria will be joined in conversation by filmmaker, producer, and writer Brian Koppelman, whose work on the screenplay for Ocean’s Thirteen places him squarely in the lineage of the con-fascinated.
Buy a copy of The Confidence Game or a $15 gift card in-store at Strand's main floor registers or at the door. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.