Cover of Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About The People We Don’t Know by Malcolm Gladwell.

Talking to Strangers

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Malcolm Gladwell

14 min read
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What’s inside

Take an intellectual adventure through scandal and controversial cases and start analyzing your interactions with strangers to see what kind of people they are and what they have in mind.

You’ll learn

• How to leave misjudgments behind

• About reading someone’s facial expressions

• How to detect when somebody’s lying

• Why conflicts bring value

• How to grow patience toward others

About the author

Malcolm Gladwell is an award-winning journalist, speaker, and author. He’s a former staff writer at The New Yorker. Malcolm focuses on social science and is known for his unique perspective on popular culture.