David and Goliath

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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 and Vietnam, through the tactics of civil rights leaders and the problem of privilege, Gladwell demonstrates how we misunderstand the true meaning of advantage and disadvantage.

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‘A feel-good extravaganza, nourishing both heart and mind … What unites the stories are the twin ideas that an advantage can sometimes be a disadvantage and that a disadvantage can sometimes be an advantage. Yet there is something more powerful and more uplifting that links them’ Kate Kellaway, Financial Times

‘I devoured in a single reading’ Richard E. Grant

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

‘An energetic, counterintuitive exploration of why (and how) underdogs succeed’ Lisa Appignanesi, Guardian, Books of the Year

‘Breathtaking’ The New York Times

‘Truly intriguing and inspiring’ Los Angeles Times