"WHAT THE DOG SAW" by Malcolm Gladwell 5 Winners!!

What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us about how to hire teachers? What does hair dye tell us about the history of the 20th century?

In the past decade, Malcolm Gladwell has written three books that have radically changed how we understand our world and ourselves: The Tipping Point; Blink; and Outliers. Now, in What the Dog Saw, he brings together, for the first time, the best of his writing from TheNew Yorker over the same period.

Here is the bittersweet tale of the inventor of the birth control pill, and the dazzling inventions of the pasta sauce pioneer Howard Moscowitz. Gladwell sits with Ron Popeil, the king of the American kitchen, as he sells rotisserie ovens, and divines the secrets of Cesar Millan, the "dog whisperer" who can calm savage animals with the touch of his hand. He explores intelligence tests and ethnic profiling and "hindsight bias" and why it was that everyone in Silicon Valley once tripped over themselves to hire the same college graduate.

"Good writing," Gladwell says in his preface, "does not succeed or fail on the strength of its ability to persuade. It succeeds or fails on the strength of its ability to engage you, to make you think, to give you a glimpse into someone else's head."What the Dog Saw is yet another example of the buoyant spirit and unflagging curiosity that have made Malcolm Gladwell our most brilliant investigator of the hidden extraordinary.

It looks like a fun , "thinker" of a read.

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Disclaimer: Hachette Book Groups provided me with a review copy, and will provide five copies for five winners. These views are my own , I was not paid for this review.

72 comments

Stuff Smart said...

I think the dog saw his owner scoop up dropped food off the floor and place it back on a serving dish before dinner guest arrived. :)

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Jingle said...

The dog saw that minor little paint explosion that the artist MAY have been planning on calling art before it all sort of turned into a finger -painting party!

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rubynreba said...

I think the dog saw the "friendly" lady at the bank pocketing your money!
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Pam said...

I was thinking of something a little more risque than others...I think the dog saw the lady of the house (think Cougar) try to seduce the pizza delivery boy while her husband was out buying a bottle of wine.

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Naomi said...

I think the dog saw a squirrel and bolted...

moushka said...

When I left the room, the dog saw my daughter taking the food she didn't like off her plate and throwing it out the door....he actually enjoyed it!

SandyM204 said...

The dog saw me buying a million dollar lottery ticket and Winning! He was very happy, as this means more bones for him.

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Jaime said...

The dog saw the child make and than spit into his daddy's peanut butter and jelly sandwich because he was grounded from the computer
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Jennifer said...

I think the dog saw the baby drop his food on the floor and didn't bark a word! Instead he just gobbled it up and made the mom think the baby ate it all!

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cqueen2 said...

i think the dog saw how the cats knocked over the plant than the dog got the blame

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Amanda K said...

I think the dog saw a cupcake and ate it. =X

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Kelly said...

The dog saw a big bag of doggie treats.

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Dina said...

The dog saw the cow cross the road, and started barking - the cow heard the barking and started mooing, and the cat heard the mooing and started meowing... are you laughing yet?? If not, I can go on... ;-)

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Emily B said...

The dog totally saw me refold and put in the clean clothes bin my husband's shorts that he wore for an hour and put in the wash. I do enough wash. They were still clean!

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Carolsue said...

I think Pam was on the right track (see earlier comment): The dog saw his owner kill the pizza delivery man when, upon his return from buying wine, caught said delivery man and cougar wife in a compromising position.
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Some Lucky Dog said...

he dog saw the cat stalking the bird and then knocking the cage over to get at it! The dog stood guard till the owner got home...a true story :)

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renee said...

I think the dog saw the little girl eat his dog treats instead of giving them to him.
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