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Two exceptional book events for Yale alumni in New York are coming up soon!  Hear Ron Chernow '70, winner of the National Book Award, speak on November 3 about his highly acclaimed new work Washington, A Life.  And learn from Yale Prof. Ian Ayres '81, NY Times best-selling author of Carrots and Sticks, about the science and practice of meeting personal goals on Oct 26.

We bring you both gatherings in the Mies van der Rohe and Phillip Johnson's landmark Seagram Building at 375 Park Avenue, one of the finest and most elegant examples of curtain-wall architecture in the world. 


George Washington Slept Here: the Pervasive Legacy of our Nation's First President

When:   November 3, 2010 7:00pm-8:30pm
Where:   Westchester Room, Wachovia Securities
375 Park Ave (52/53rd St)
Cost:   $40 includes Book and Event

George Washington book cover

You've heard the myths, legends and anecdotes. Now find out the truth behind the perception. Meet celebrated author and acclaimed historian Ron Chernow '70 at a special reception and book signing for his new biography, Washington, A Life. Ron paints an engaging picture of the nation's first president and has written extensively about the political climate created by our founding fathers in light of the present political situation. The talk will take place the day after the midterm elections and we expect some lively discussions!  Buy your ticket here.


Yale Professor Ian Ayres '81 on Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done

When:   October 26, 2010 7:00pm-8:30pm
Where:   Wells Fargo Advisors (Wachovia Securities), 375 Park Ave
Cost:   $12 (early, by 10/11); $15 (regular)

Ayres talk photo

Dare to commit! Register now for an evening with the NY Times bestselling author Professor Ian Ayres (TD '81, YLS '86) on his highly acclaimed new book Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done.  As co-founder of the website www.stickK.com (where people have entered into their own commitment contracts and collectively put more than $3 million on the line), Professor Ayres will share strategies based on behavioral economics that can give you the impetus to meet your personal and professional goals.


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