Leonard Mlodinow, the author of Subliminal and The Drunkard’s Walk, makes this welcome Seattle return for his newest book, Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change (Pantheon).
“It’s easy to describe the dizzying changes in our midst—from the gushers of information that wash over us to a world grown ever more interconnected. Far harder is to offer guidance on how we should respond. In this wise and persuasive book, Leonard Mlodinow calls for a change in the very way we think. Using a deft mix of science and storytelling, he shows the limits of linear thinking and the promise of ‘bottom up’ thinking that embraces ambiguity, asks the shrewd questions, and pursues novel answers to complex problems. Elastic is a book that will help you survive the whirlwind.” —Daniel H. Pink.
“Timely and engrossing. Elastic is a fascinating exploration of one of the most important topics: how the human mind deals with change. If you liked Subliminal, you’ll love Elastic.” —Charles Duhigg.
Co-presented with TOWN HALL/INSIDE OUT SCIENCE Series. Tickets ($5) and more information below.