David and Goliath

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants

Non-Fiction, Education
Paperback Published on: 08/05/2014
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David and Goliath
David and Goliath
In David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell sets out to discover, through an interesting selection of case studies, whether having a perceived disadvantage can a... READ MORE
Erin Britton


'A feel-good extravaganza, nourishing both heart and mind ... What unites the stories are the twin ideas that an advantage can sometimes be a disadvantage and that a disadvantage can sometimes be an advantage. Yet there is something more powerful and more uplifting that links them' Kate Kellaway, Financial Times'I devoured in a single reading' Richard E. Grant'When you read it, you feel like you can topple giants' Jon Ronson'An energetic, counterintuitive exploration of why (and how) underdogs succeed' Lisa Appignanesi, Guardian, Books of the Year'Breathtaking' The New York Times'Truly intriguing and inspiring' Los Angeles Times

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241959596
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 236g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm

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David and Goliath
David and Goliath
A very useful and original look at the thought process and its ramifications. It's powerful provoking stuff. It's clear and understandable, even for an old... READ MORE
Clive Felgate
David and Goliath
Sometimes the underdog wins
An inspirational book about not giving up or think the bigger person is going to win. I like that Mr. Gladwell talks about ways in which ordinary people wo... READ MORE
Regina Mastrogiacomo