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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
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Hachette Book Group 2019
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Street Date:
09/10/2019
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English
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Malcolm Gladwell. (2019). Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know. Unabridged Hachette Book Group.

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Malcolm Gladwell. 2019. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know. Hachette Book Group.

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Malcolm Gladwell, Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know. Hachette Book Group, 2019.

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Malcolm Gladwell. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know. Unabridged Hachette Book Group, 2019.

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How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn't true?

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Something is very wrong, Gladwell argues, with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know. And because we don't know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.

The audiobook edition of Talking to Strangers was an instant #1 bestseller, and was one of the most pre-ordered audiobooks in history. It seamlessly marries audiobooks and podcasts, creating a completely new and real listening experience.

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How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn't true?

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