David and Goliath

David and Goliath

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The Number 1 international bestseller

 

Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong? In David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell takes us on a scintillating and surprising journey through the hidden dynamics that shape the balance of power between the small and the mighty.

 

From the conflicts in Northern Ireland through the tactics of civil rights leaders and the problem of privilege, Gladwell demonstrates how we misunderstand the true meaning of advantage and disadvantage. When does a traumatic childhood work in someone's favour? How can a disability leave someone better off? And do you really want your child to go to the best school he or she can get into?

 

David and Goliath draws on the stories of remarkable underdogs, history, science, psychology and on Malcolm Gladwell's unparalleled ability to make the connections others miss. It's a brilliant, illuminating book that overturns conventional thinking about power and advantage.

 

When you read it, you feel like you can topple giants. Jon Ronson

I devoured it in a single reading, being a Gladwell addict for many years. Richard E. Grant

His most accessible book ... A Scheherazade for our time, talking to keep us going and make us think. Gaby Wood

 

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