What the Dog Saw and other adventures
Covers everything from criminology to spaghetti sauce to show how the ordinary subjects can illuminate extraordinary things about ourselves and our world. Looking under surface of seemingly mundane, the author explores underdogs, overlooked, curious, miraculous and disastrous, and reveals how... show more
Covers everything from criminology to spaghetti sauce to show how the ordinary subjects can illuminate extraordinary things about ourselves and our world. Looking under surface of seemingly mundane, the author explores underdogs, overlooked, curious, miraculous and disastrous, and reveals how everyone and everything contains an incredible story.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2010
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Short Stories
, Social Science
so much for the Wonderlic. . .
I enjoy Malcolm Gladwell's books. And, overall, this one was interesting and enjoyable to read as well.This collection of his New Yorker pieces really left me thinking, though, that it's a mistake to believe that just because someone gets to be a writer for a prestigious magazine, they know what the...
A collection of Malcolm Gladwell's articles from The New Yorker. Gladwell has a tendency to link together two seemingly unrelated subjects(the breaking of Enron and the investigation into Watergate, for instance) and tie them into a fundamental concept (in that example, the problem of figuring out ...
Malcolm Gladwell is acclaimed writer and journalist. He’s a man full of ambitions, eagerness, success and luck. Not so strange that he decided to write a book or, lets put it better, describe people alike him: intelligent, successful, ambitious and passionate. What the Dog Saw smoothly presents ...
I think I like this one more than the others of his books that I've read. Nice, relatively short articles, typically with a lot to think about. It wouldn't be a MG book without plane crashes, teachers/student test scores, NYC crime, and immigrants, but fortunately he touched on much more than just...
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