Talking to Strangers

Talking to Strangers

Gladwell, Malcolm

Editorial Penguin Books Ltd
Fecha de edición mayo 2020 · Edición nº 1

Idioma inglés

EAN 9780141988504
320 páginas
Libro encuadernado en tapa blanda
Dimensiones 113 mm x 180 mm


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Resumen del libro

The routine traffic stop that ends in tragedy. The spy who spends years undetected at the highest levels of the Pentagon. The false conviction of Amanda Knox.

Why do we so often get other people wrong? Why is it so hard to detect a lie, read a face or judge a stranger's motives?

Through a series of encounters and misunderstandings - from history, psychology and infamous legal cases - Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual adventure into the darker side of human nature, where strangers are never simple and misreading them can have disastrous consequences.

No one challenges our shared assumptions like Malcolm Gladwell. Here he uses stories of deceit and fatal errors to cast doubt on our strategies for dealing with the unknown, inviting us to rethink our thinking in these troubled times.

Biografía del autor

(born September 3, 1963) is a Canadian journalist, bestselling author, and speaker. 1 He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996. He has written five books, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), Outliers: The Story of Success (2008), What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009), a collection of his journalism, and David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants (2013). All five books were on The New York Times Best Seller list.<br><br>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<br><br><br><br>Malcolm Gladwell (Inglaterra, 1963) escribe habitualmente, desde 1996, para la revista The New Yorker. Es autor de Inteligencia intuitiva (Punto de Lectura, 2006), La clave del éxito. The Tipping Point (Taurus, 2007) y Fuera de serie (Punto de Lectura 2010), que han ocupado, todos ellos, primeros puestos en las listas internacionales de ventas. Antes de unirse a The New Yorker, trabajó como reportero para The Washington Post, del que cubría las secciones de Negocios y Ciencia y dirigió la oficina de Nueva York.




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