Dec 3, 2019
What should we know about the people we don't? Through a series of thematically related anecdotes, this is the question Malcolm Gladwell sets out to answer in his latest book, Talking to Strangers.
On this week's episode of the GoodPractice Podcast, Ross D is joined by Owen, Ross G and Nicola for the first in a series of bimonthly 'bookclub' episodes. We discuss:
To be in with a chance of winning a copy of Talking to Strangers, simply tell us what you learned this week by sending a direct message to @GoodPractice, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The most interesting response wins the book!
To understand why nobody will build a statue of you, head over to David D'Souza's website: https://daviddsouza.com/2019/11/29/why-you-wont-get-your-own-statue/
The Guardian interview Owen mentioned can be found here: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/sep/01/malcolm-gladwell-interview-talking-to-strangers-apolitical
Richard Feynman's personal reflections on the Challenger shuttle disaster can be found at https://science.ksc.nasa.gov/shuttle/missions/51-l/docs/rogers-commission/Appendix-F.txt
If you're not lucky enough to win a copy of Talking to Strangers in our giveaway, you can also find it in all good bookshops.