What the Dog Saw

What the Dog Saw : And Other Adventures

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In these breathtaking intellectual adventure stories, covering everything from criminology to ketchup, job interviews to dog training, Malcolm Gladwell looks under the surface of everyday life to show how the most ordinary subjects can illuminate the most extraordinary things about us and our world.

'Masterpieces in the art of the essay' Steven Pinker, The New York Times

'Beautiful ... brings together the writing that made Gladwell the extraordinary figure he is today ... one of the most imaginative non-fiction writers of his generation' Ian Sample, Guardian

'Chatty, perceptive, impish and amiable ... Comes exuberantly close to ... what goes on inside other people's heads' Philip Womack, Daily Telegraph

'Gladwell makes the world seem fresh and exciting again' Evening Standard
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 124.46 x 195.58 x 27.94mm | 449.05g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141044802
  • 9780141044804
  • 16,170

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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 *
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About Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell is a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What The Dog Saw and David and Goliath.
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