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    Talking to Strangers

    The routine traffic stop that ends in tragedy. The spy who spends years undetected at the highest levels of the Pentagon. The false conviction of Amanda Knox. Why do we so often get other people wrong? Why is it so hard to detect a lie, read a face or judge a stranger's motives?

    Through a series of encounters and misunderstandings Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual adventure into the darker side of human nature.

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    What the Dog Saw

    Are smart people overrated? What can pit bulls teach us about crime? How do we hire when we can't tell who's right for the job? Gladwell explores the minor geniuses, the underdogs and the overlooked, and reveals how everyone and everything contains an intriguing story.

    What the Dog Saw is Gladwell at his very best - asking questions and seeking answers in his inimitable style.

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    An art expert sees a ten-million-dollar sculpture and instantly spots it's a fake. A marriage analyst knows within minutes whether a couple will stay together.

    This book is all about those moments when we 'know' something without knowing why. Here Malcolm Gladwell explores the phenomenon of 'blink', showing how a snap judgement can be far more effective than a cautious decision.

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    David and Goliath

    Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong?

    From the conflicts in Northern Ireland, through the tactics of civil rights leaders and the problem of privilege, Gladwell demonstrates how we misunderstand the true meaning of advantage and disadvantage. When does a traumatic childhood work in someone's favour? How can a disability leave someone better off? And do you really want your child to go to the best school he or she can get into?


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    Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? Malcolm Gladwell looks at everyone from rock stars to scientific geniuses to show that the story of success is far more surprising, and inspiring, than we ever imagined.

    'Malcolm Gladwell ... has a genius for making everything he writes seem like an impossible adventure' Tim Adams,


    'The best kind of writer - the kind who makes you feel like you're a genius, rather than he's a genius' Dominic Maxwell, The Times

    'I wanted to cheer or clap' William Leith, Evening Standard

    'Fizzingly entertaining and enlightening' Harry Ritchie, Daily Mail


    You will never again think as you did before about [success] ... This book deserves the gold star that adorns its front cover, The Times

    Malcolm Gladwell is a cerebral and jaunty writer, with an unusual gift for making the complex seem simple,


    Makes geniuses look a bit less special, and the rest of us a bit more so, Time

    Gladwell deploys a wealth of fascinating data and information to illustrate his thesis ... Outliers challenges accepted wisdom, FT

    About the Author

    Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five international bestsellers: The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw , and David and Goliath. He is the host of the podcast Revisionist History and is a staff writer at The New Yorker. He was named one of the 100 most influential people by Time magazine and one of the Foreign Policy 's Top Global Thinkers. Previously, he was a reporter with the Washington Post, where he covered business and science, and then served as the newspaper's New York City bureau chief. He graduated from the University of Toronto, Trinity College, with a degree in history. Gladwell was born in England and grew up in rural Ontario. He lives in New York.

    Product information

    Paperback 320 pages

    ISBN-10 9780141036250

    ISBN-13 978-0141036250

    Dimensions 22.86 x 15.24 x 3.18 cm

    Customer Reviews 4.6 out of 5 stars

    10,481 Reviews

    Publisher Penguin (24 Jun. 2009)

    Language: English

    ASIN 0141036257

    Best Sellers Rank 1,277 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

    15 in Job Hunting (Books)

    70 in Psychology & Psychiatry

    246 in Society, Politics & Philosophy

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