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What the Dog Saw :  And Other Adventures - Malcolm Gladwell

What the Dog Saw

And Other Adventures

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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.

About The Author

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 The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005) and most recently, Outliers (2008) all three of which were number one New York Times bestsellers.

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 *

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm T. Gladwell, CM is an English-Canadian journalist, bestselling author, and speaker. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996. He has written four books, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), Outliers: The Story of Success (2008), and What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009), a collection of his journalism. All four books were on The New York Times Best Seller list.

Gladwell's books and articles often deal with the unexpected implications of research in the social sciences and make frequent and extended use of academic work, particularly in the areas of sociology, psychology, and social psychology. Gladwell was appointed to the Order of Canada on June 30, 2011

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ISBN: 9780141044804
ISBN-10: 0141044802
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 410
Published: 6th May 2010
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 12.9  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1