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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.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780141044804
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 432
Publication Date: 6 May 2010
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 12.9(L) x 2.4(W)
Weight (gm): 315

 

Reviews

Gladwell's range is impressive and his writing never less than engaging * FT *
The pieces form a dazzling record of Gladwell's art * Guardian *
Make your social commentary sparkle with Malcolm Gladwell's latest * Sunday Times *
He's able to examine what look like the most mundane aspects of our daily lives and to reveal the cleverness - and the strangeness - within * Sunday Telegraph *
Vibrant, colourful and packed with surprises * Guardian *
Gladwell soars high * Spectator *

 

Author Biography

Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer with The New Yorker magazine since 1996. In 2005 he was named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People. He is the author of three books- The Tipping Point- How Little Things Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink- The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), and Outliers- The Story of Success (2008), all of which were number one New York Times bestsellers.
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