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Dates announced for The Data Detective book tour!

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The Center for Global Development does amazing, evidence-based work on one of the most important challenges in the world. I’m so flattered that they are hosting my first event, with Amanda Glassman in the chair. Noon, DC time, on 10 February. Wednesday 10th Feb I’m also speaking with the incredible Randall Munroe, creator of xkcd, ‘How To‘ and ‘What If?’ The event is hosted by Point Reyes Books – noon California time. On Thursday 18th February I’m being hosted by Ryan Bourne, the voice of reason, at the Cato Institute, at noon DC time. And on Friday 26th February – the perfect Friday evening – Maria Konnikova, author of the knockout hit of 2020, “The Biggest Bluff“, is joining me at The Harvard Bookstore at 7pm Boston time. More to follow! My new book, “The

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Dates announced for The Data Detective book tour!

The Center for Global Development does amazing, evidence-based work on one of the most important challenges in the world. I’m so flattered that they are hosting my first event, with Amanda Glassman in the chair. Noon, DC time, on 10 February.

Wednesday 10th Feb I’m also speaking with the incredible Randall Munroe, creator of xkcd, ‘How To‘ and ‘What If?’ The event is hosted by Point Reyes Books – noon California time.

Dates announced for The Data Detective book tour!

On Thursday 18th February I’m being hosted by Ryan Bourne, the voice of reason, at the Cato Institute, at noon DC time.

And on Friday 26th February – the perfect Friday evening – Maria Konnikova, author of the knockout hit of 2020, “The Biggest Bluff“, is joining me at The Harvard Bookstore at 7pm Boston time.

Dates announced for The Data Detective book tour!

More to follow!

My new book, “The Data Detective” was published in the US/Canada on 2nd February. (Elsewhere the same book is titled “How To Make The World Add Up”.)

“Nobody makes the statistics of everyday life more fascinating and enjoyable than Tim Harford.”- Bill Bryson

“This entertaining, engrossing book about the power of numbers, logic and genuine curiosity”- Maria Konnikova

I’ve set up a storefront on Bookshop in the United States and the United Kingdom – have a look and see all my recommendations; Bookshop is set up to support local independent retailers.

Tim Harford
Tim is an economist, journalist and broadcaster. He is author of “Messy” and the million-selling “The Undercover Economist”, a senior columnist at the Financial Times, and the presenter of Radio 4’s “More or Less” and the iTunes-topping series “Fifty Things That Made the Modern Economy”. Tim has spoken at TED, PopTech and the Sydney Opera House and is a visiting fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.

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