The Best of Malcolm Gladwell Episode 5: David and Goliath

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The Best of Malcolm Gladwell Episode 5: David and Goliath

1. Eric Metaxas and best-selling phenomenon Malcolm Gladwell discuss Gladwell's latest book, David and Goliath, along the way touching on acromegaly, getting busted at immigration, the "practical" side of "grace", Chuck Colson, "stop and frisk", the ill-effects of attending a prestigious college, his own changed view of the power of faith, and much more.

Filmed December 18, 2013 at the Union League Club in New York City.

2. Malcolm Gladwell, "David and Goliath" | Talks at Google

Malcolm Gladwell, the original speaker for the Authors at Google series, returns to Mountain View for a discussion about his latest book: "David and Goliath".

Malcolm was interviewed by Prasad Setty of the People Analytics group at Google.

Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw, offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet.

Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a stone and a sling, and ever since then the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David's victory was improbable and miraculous. He shouldn't have won. Or should he have?

In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks.

3. Malcolm Gladwell - David & Goliath - Woolwich Counselling Centre Fundraiser

Malcolm giving a lively talk at a book signing in his home town in front of his family and friends. He tells the story of Alva Vanderbilt, a story that didn't make it into David and Goliath