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What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
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Jul 15, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: short-stories, sociology, business

I'd read several of the essays in this book already, but they certainly held up to a reread. Gladwell is endlessly fascinating, and I think the long essay format works well for him - it's enough to get some meat in, but not so much that I tire of, say, the market forces of ketchup. The essay on the Pill is particularly interesting, and the careful setup and takedown of FBI profilers was great as well - it made me want to go read more about cold-reading. Overall, good stuff.
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