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Daniel Pink to Speak at Lunch for Libraries

Madison Public Library Foundation’s seventh annual Lunch for Libraries will feature Daniel Pink, whose nonfiction books about business, work and behavior have made him a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author. Pink’s TED Talk on the science of motivation is one of the 10 mostwatched TED Talks of all time, with more than 19 million views.
The fundraiser will be Thursday, April 26, at Overture Center for the Arts. Pink will discuss his latest book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, which will be published in January.
Tickets will go on sale in January. Businesses interested in sponsorship and individuals who wish to purchase a table may call 608.266.6318 or email Each ticket includes a pre-signed hardcover copy of When.
Net proceeds from Lunch for Libraries comprise nearly half of the $120,000 in private funds needed to present a year of Wisconsin Book Festival programming.
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