William Morrow/HarperCollins invites you to receptions in New York and Boston for bestselling author, journalist and commentator David Ewing Duncan to celebrate the launch of his new book, The Geneticist Who Played Hoops with My DNA^? and other masterminds from the frontiers of biotech, due out in May. NY: May 17, from 7 to 9, at Table 50, 643 Broadway (at Bleeker), 212-253-2560. Also sponsored by mediabistro and Discover Magazine: Please RSVP here. For more and the Boston party, check here.