What the Dog Saw

What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures

Non-Fiction, Education, Philosophy & Social Sciences, Social Sciences & Sociology, Sociology
Paperback Published on: 06/05/2010
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What the Dog Saw
intruiging and thought provoking
What The Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell Gladwell probes the underlying psychology and consequence of a wide array of everyday human behaviour with brilliant ... READ MORE
Julia Welstead at Dumfries
What the Dog Saw
Good bedtime reading
Although not as good as Gladwell's popular science titles, this collection of essays is still a fascinating read. As they are smaller sized writings, the b... READ MORE
Carol Ann Noble at Carlisle

Synopsis

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

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141044804
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 315g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm

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