Join us at Books & Books to celebrate the launch of the very first Nerd Nite book!

Books & Books and Nerd Nite are proud to present an evening with Nerd Nite cofounders Matt Wasowski and Chris Balakrishnan presenting their new book: How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi: Collected Quirks of Science, Tech Engineering and Math from Nerd Nite. He will be joined by Nerd Nite Miami bosses Laura Chaibongsai and Melissa Blundell-Osorio.


Matt Wasowski, Nerd Nite co-founder–special presentation

Laura Chaibongsai–Military Marine Mammals: Dolphins So Smart They Should Give Their Own Nerd Nite Presentation

Melissa Blundell-Osorio–Sex, Drugs, and Happiness


About the book:

“In the vein of Atlas Obscura and Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry, HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE FUNGI (Feb 20, St. Martin’s Press) is a collection of wacky, fascinating pieces on STEM topics, from the global science phenomenon Nerd Nite.
For 21 years, Nerd Nite has delivered to live audiences around the world the most interesting, fun, and informative presentations about science, history, the arts, pop culture, and more. Now, Nerd Nite co-founders and college pals Matt Wasowski and Chris Balakrishnan bring readers the quirky and accessible science content that they crave–in book form.”

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