Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know / Malcolm Gladwell.
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- ISBN: 9780316478526 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 0316478520 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 386 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
In this thoughtful treatise spurred by the 2015 death of African-American academic Sandra Bland in jail after a traffic stop, New Yorker writer Gladwell (The Tipping Point) aims to figure out the strategies people use to assess strangers--to "analyze, critique them, figure out where they came from, figure out how to fix them"--in other words, to understand how to balance trust and safety. He uses a variety of examples from history and recent headlines to illustrate that people size up the motivations, emotions, and trustworthiness of those they don't know both wrongly and with misplaced confidence.
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