Talking to Strangers Pdf




Talking to Strangers

Number of page: 400
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316535625
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Category: Social Science

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free PresMalcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers — and why they often go wrong.How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation
Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler
Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise
Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn’t true While tackling these questions, Malcolm Gladwell was not solely writing a book for the page. He was also producing for the ear. In the audiobook version of Talking to Strangers, you’ll hear the voices of people he interviewed–scientists, criminologists, military psychologists. Court transcripts are brought to life with re-enactments. You actually hear the contentious arrest of Sandra Bland by the side of the road in Texas. As Gladwell revisits the deceptions of Bernie Madoff, the trial of Amanda Knox, and the suicide of Sylvia Plath, you hear directly from many of the players in these real-life tragedies. There’s even a theme song – Janelle Monae’s

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