February 11 @ 7:00 pm
How To Not Die Alone: An Evening with Logan Ury and Ellen Huet
Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present…
An Evening with Logan Ury
In conversation with Ellen Huet
(Simon & Schuster, $26)
Thursday, February 11, 7pm
LIVE via Crowdcast
A funny and practical guide to help you find, build, and keep the relationship of your dreams.
Have you ever looked around and wondered, “Why has everyone found love except me?” You’re not the only one. Great relationships don’t just appear in our lives—they’re the culmination of a series of decisions, including whom to date, how to end it with the wrong person, and when to commit to the right one. But our brains often get in the way. We make poor decisions, which thwart us on our quest to find lasting love.
Drawing from years of research, behavioral scientist turned dating coach Logan Ury reveals the hidden forces that cause those mistakes. But awareness on its own doesn’t lead to results. You have to actually change your behavior. Ury shows you how.
This book focuses on a different decision in each chapter, incorporating insights from behavioral science, original research, and real-life stories. You’ll learn:
-What’s holding you back in dating (and how to break the pattern)
-What really matters in a long-term partner (and what really doesn’t)
-How to overcome the perils of online dating (and make the apps work for you)
-How to meet more people in real life (while doing activities you love)
-How to make dates fun again (so they stop feeling like job interviews)
-Why “the spark” is a myth (but you’ll find love anyway)
This data-driven, step-by-step guide to relationships, complete with hands-on exercises, is designed to transform your life. How to Not Die Alone will help you find, build, and keep the relationship of your dreams.
About the Author:
Behavioral scientist turned dating coach Logan Ury is an internationally recognized expert on modern love. As the Director of Relationship Science at the dating app Hinge, Logan leads a research team dedicated to helping people find love. After studying psychology at Harvard, she ran Google’s behavioral science team—The Irrational Lab—and created the popular interview series “Talks at Google: Modern Romance.” She is a 2018 TED Resident. Logan lives in the Bay Area with her husband Scott. She credits her relationship success to the techniques outlined in How To Not Die Alone. Learn more at loganury.com or follow her @loganury.
About the Moderator:
Ellen Huet is a reporter covering startups for Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek magazine. She was also the host of the first season of Foundering, a narrative podcast from Bloomberg Technology focused on the high-stakes dramas of Silicon Valley. She also worked as a staff writer at Forbes and a crime reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle.