Malcolm Gladwell, one of the best-known writers in the world t
oday, is coming to McGill for the 2013 Seagram Lecture.
On November 14
, join us for a very special talk from the author of bestsellers includin
g Blink, Outliers and The Tipping Point. Gladwell - who grew up in Elmira
, Ont. and has served as a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996 - w
ill discuss his most recent effort, David and Goliath, a work exploring
the struggle underdogs face against favourites. The book saw its beginning
s in a piece Gladwell published in The New Yorker in 2009.
ng the author will be Eleanor Wachtel, the host and co-creator of CBC Rad
io's Writers & Company, as well as the host of Wachtel on the Arts. Wacht
el - who has written several books herself, among them 2003's Original Mi
nds and 2007's Random Illuminations: Conversations With Carol Shields - wi
ll moderate the evening's discussion.
Presented by the McGill Institut
e for the Study of Canada, the Seagram Lecture has hosted thought-provoki
ng scholars since its launch in 1997.
Don't miss your chance to hear
from one of today's most popular writers.