Pre-Order Malcolm Gladwell's New Book, David and Goliath, Coming 3 October 2013. In What the Dog Saw Malcolm Gladwell covers everything from criminology to spaghetti sauce to show how the most ordinary subjects can illuminate the most extraordinary things about ourselves and our world. Looking under the surface of the seemingly mundane, he ...Read MorePre-Order Malcolm Gladwell's New Book, David and Goliath, Coming 3 October 2013. In What the Dog Saw Malcolm Gladwell covers everything from criminology to spaghetti sauce to show how the most ordinary subjects can illuminate the most extraordinary things about ourselves and our world. Looking under the surface of the seemingly mundane, he explores the underdogs, the overlooked, the curious, the miraculous and the disastrous, and reveals how everyone and everything contains an incredible story. What the Dog Saw is Gladwell at his very best - asking questions and finding surprising answers. "A global phenomenon ...there is, it seems, no subject over which he cannot scatter some magic dust". (Observer). "Gladwell makes the world seem fresh and exciting again". (Evening Standard). "Comes exuberantly close to ...what goes on inside other people's heads". (Daily Telegraph). "A dizzying array ...his writing talks to all of us". (Guardian). "Consistently absorbing ...captivating". (Independent). "Gladwell's storytelling qualities and his eye for the human drama ...make this so compelling". (Sunday Times). Author, journalist, cultural commentator and intellectual adventurer, Malcolm Gladwell is a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine. His first book The Tipping Point captured the world's attention with its theory that a curiously small change can have unforeseen effects. His other international bestselling books are Outliers, which looks at the stories of exceptional individuals and reveals the secrets of their success, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking and What The Dog Saw, a collection of his most provocative and entertaining New Yorker pieces.Read Less
New in new dust jacket. Hard cover. New book in New DJ. 1st ed. 1st print. Complete Number Line. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 410 p. Audience: General/trade. Malcolm Gladwell is the master of playful yet profound insight. His ability to see underneath the surface of the seemingly mundane taps into a fundamental human impulse: curiosity. From criminology to ketchup, job interviews to dog training, Malcolm Gladwell takes everyday subjects and shows us surprising new ways of looking at them, and the world around us. Are smart people overrated? What can pit bulls teach us about crime? Why are problems like homelessness easier to solve than to manage? 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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