January 23: An Evening with Abby Ellin, Author of Duped

What does science tell us about why people lie?

Who lies more, women or men?

Why do smart people get fooled?

How you can spot a sociopath and how to protect yourself.

Science Writers in New York invites you to spend an evening with New York Times contributor Abby Ellin. She will discuss her latest book, Duped: Double Lives, False Identities and the Con Man I Almost Married (Hachette Book Group, January 15, 2018).

Kirkus Reviews said her book “offers insight into the socially and psychologically complex nature of deceit as well as the choices she made as a duped woman. Lively, provocative reading.”

Abby will talk about her book with SWINY co-chair David Levine, and answer questions about content and craft, and sign books, which will be sold at a discount.

Photo by Aaron Fedor

Abby Ellin is an award-winning journalist and a regular contributor to the Health, Style, Business and Education sections of The New York Times. She is the author of Teenage Waistland: A Former Fat Kid Weighs in on Living Large, Losing Weight and How Parents Can (and Can’t) Help. Her work has been published in Psychology TodayTimeNew York MagazineThe Village VoiceThe International Herald TribuneSelf, Marie ClaireMore, Glamour, and Redbook. She holds a master’s degree in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University

Wednesday, January 23
6:30 to 8 p.m.

Refreshments will be provided.

The home of Chip and Susan Fisher
1060 5th Avenue on the northeast corner at 87th Street

Admission is complimentary. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Monday, January 14.

RSVP: https://form.jotform.com/swiny/january-23-evening-with-Abby-Ellin 

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