Malcolm Gladwell’s Take on Stranger Dynamics

Book review: Talking to Strangers, by Malcolm Gladwell (Amazon / Book Depository) We think we can easily see into the hearts of others based on the flimsiest of clues. We jump at the chance to judge strangers. We would never do that to ourselves, of course. We are nuanced and complex and enigmatic. But the... Continue Reading →

Infamy in Italy

Book review: A Death in Italy, by John Follain (Amazon) London Times journalist John Follain was on the scene early in Perugia, Italy in November 2007 (ten years ago this month) when one of the country's most infamous murder cases started unfolding. In 2012, after the eventual acquittal of accused American student Amanda Knox and... Continue Reading →

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