Strangers. by Rosie Thomas

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Published by Fontana in London .

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Number of Pages319
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ISBN 100006175910

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The first half of this book is a wild ride. Chapters are told from alternating perspectives of the three Greystone children, and they come and go quickly, most ending with cliffhangers, each picking up where the last one /5. While tackling these questions, Malcolm Gladwell was not solely writing a book for the page.

He was also producing for the ear. In the audiobook version of Talking to Strangers, you'll hear the voices of people he interviewed--scientists, criminologists, military transcripts are brought to life with re-enactments/5(K).

In this book, Gladwell points out 4 types of miscommunication that take place between strangers, leading to conflict, disaster, and tragedy—4 mistakes that can help police officers avoid making tragic mistakes that take the lives of innocent people like Sandra Bland. These 4 ideas can also help you as an individual, regardless of what role.

Five strangers from across America plagued by irrational nightmares, somnambulism, phobias and anxiety eventually come together to try and find out the cause of their problems. I found it to be a character driven novel with lots Strangers. book psychological suspense and with a touch of the paranormal and SciFi thrown in for good measure/5().

My book club chose Talking to Strangers for our November meeting, and everyone was very enthusiastic about the book. Some couldn’t stop talking about the audiobook and the unique podcast format, while others (like me) enjoyed the easy read provided by the hardcover book.

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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know is a non-fiction book written by Malcolm Gladwell and published by Little, Brown and Company (hardcover version) on 10 September The audiobook version of the book has Gladwell's Revisionist History podcast style structure, Gladwell’s narration laced with interviews, sound bites and a Alma mater: Trinity College, University of Toronto.

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Robertson. Strangers Good book a little drawn out but still a good read. Narrator is excellent, using different voices for different characters so even if the book didn’t say which character was thinking/talking we still knew which one it was. I really enjoyed listening to this story.

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'Strangers' is another brilliant thriller from Cally. Some of the strangers you'll be rooting for more than others I expect. As ever, to talk about the book in any detail is to potentially give things away and I don't want to do that. What I will say is, for me, it's not the strangers that steal the show 4/5(55).

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The Puritans were comprised of weavers, smiths, carpenters, printers, tailors, and working peopleâ with scarcely a blue blood among them.5/5(3). Deep into Malcolm Gladwell’s “Talking to Strangers,” his first book in six years, lies a precise arrangement of words that could function as a.

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Talking to Strangers, his sixth book, investigates the way we attempt to make sense of the people we don’t know. How do we make assumptions about other people’s emotions and motives. How do we gauge trustworthiness in total strangers.

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Until now. I feel Nine Perfect Strangers firmly deviates from “women’s fiction” and swerves chaotically into thriller territory. Some of the situations got a little too intense for me, and I wasn’t a huge fan of the second part of the book.

That’s not to say it’s not good because it is.I just wasn’t expecting such intensity in a story that starts off at someplace (ironically.

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I found it to be a string of disconnected stories awkwardly pieced together around a weak theme: talking to strangers. The book is about misjudging people and deception.

It tries to demonstrate that defaulting to trust is a better option for human relationships than systematic suspicion. Where it really fails is in bringing in the theme of.A photography blog featuring short interviews, articles. ‘Talking to Strangers’ is Malcolm Gladwell’s sixth book examining human behavior.

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