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Malcolm Gladwell: When Underdogs Break the Rules

10/01/13 | 8pm

92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Ave. Map

212-415-5500

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01-10-2013 12:00:00 01-10-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Malcolm Gladwell: When Underdogs Break the Rules | 8pm Why are we so often surprised when underdogs win? Do Goliaths make mistakes in spite of their strength—or because of it? When does a disability leave someone better off? Why are the childhoods of people at the top of so many professions marked by deprivation? Malcolm Gladwell, with his unparalleled ability to grasp connections others miss, uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty. New York Times bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell's new book is David and Goliath. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=146217 92nd Street Y 92nd Street Y

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Why are we so often surprised when underdogs win?

Do Goliaths make mistakes in spite of their strength—or because of it? When does a disability leave someone better off? Why are the childhoods of people at the top of so many professions marked by deprivation? Malcolm Gladwell, with his unparalleled ability to grasp connections others miss, uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty.

New York Times bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell's new book is David and Goliath.

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