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Steven Pinker is coming to Loyola University to discuss his new book on writing, The Sense of Style.

Steven Pinker is coming to Loyola University to discuss his new book on writing, The Sense of Style.

Steven Pinker is the Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. A two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and the winner of many awards for his research, teaching, and books, he has been named one of "Time's" 100 Most Influential People in the World Today and "Foreign Policy's" 100 Global Thinkers. He has written numerous books including How the Mind Works and The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence has Declined.

“ ‘Good writing can flip the way the world is perceived,’ Pinker writes, and The Sense of Style will flip the way you think about good writing. Pinker’s curiosity and delight illuminate every page, and when he says style can make the world a better place, we believe him.”

— Patricia T. O’Conner, author of Woe is I