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Talking to Strangers

What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

Paperback Engels 2021 9780316299220
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Malcolm 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 wrongnow with a new afterword by the author.

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Press

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 one another that isn't true?

Talking to Strangers is a challenging and controversial excursion through history, psychology, and scandals taken straight from the news. In it, Malcolm Gladwell revisits the deceptions of Bernie Madoff, the suicide of Sylvia Plath, and the death of Sandra Blandthrowing our understanding of these and other stories into doubt.

Something is very wrong, Gladwell argues, with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know, and the resultingconflict and misunderstanding have a profound effect on our lives and our world. Now, with Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell brings us agripping guidebook for troubled times.


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Over Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell is vaste medewerker bij The New Yorker. In 2002 verscheen van hem 'Het beslissende moment'. 'Intuïtie' stond wekenlang op de eerste plaats van de Amerikaanse bestsellerlijsten.

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