Maria Konnikova
Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova is the author of Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Paris Review, the New Republic, and the Wall Street Journal. She lives in New York City.

Science
Jan. 3 2013 5:29 AMDo You Think Like Sherlock Holmes?What the detective can teach us about observation, attention, and happiness.
Books
June 29 2012 11:45 PMThe Great American NovelWe’ve been looking for one since the 1860s. Why?
  Slate Plus
Working
May 4 2015 11:26 AM The “How Does a Stand-Up Comedian Work?” Bonus Segment Watch Brooke Van Poppelen perform at Brooklyn’s Bell House and read a transcript of her interview with Slate’s Working podcast.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
May 4 2015 1:12 PM The Doctor Won’t See You Now Concierge medicine serves the ridiculously rich at the expense of everyone else.