Maria Konnikova is a masterful writer that has a talent for exploring the intersection between literature and psychology. A graduate magna cum laude from Harvard University, she studied psychology, creative writing, and government, and is currently a doctoral candidate in Psychology at Columbia University. Maria’s writing has appeared on many popular online webzines such as Scientific American, Big Think, and i09, among others. Her first book will be a new Sherlock Holmes novel and is set for an early 2013 release. Inspired by her Lessons from Sherlock Holmes series of articles for Scientific American, it will be out on Viking/Penguin. Be sure to visit her site often to sample all this great literature and to keep an eye out for her new book!
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