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Malcolm Gladwell to speak in Park Slope

Acclaimed author will discuss his latest, ‘David and Goliath’

December 3, 2013 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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How do underdogs beat our expectations? How did David overcome Goliath? In his hugely anticipated new book, “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants,” renowned journalist and bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell grasps connections other miss, exposes hidden rules that shape society and explores how power transfers from those who have it to those who don’t.

On Thursday, Dec. 5, Gladwell will appear in Brooklyn to discuss his book with Bruce Headlam, managing editor of video content development for The New York Times. The event, which will take place at Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope, is co-hosted by Community Bookstore and the Brooklyn Public Library and is part of the ‘Brooklyn By The Book’ series, which brings esteemed writers to speak about their work in Park Slope.

The Dec. 5 event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Congregation Beth Elohim is located at 274 Garfield Place in Park Slope. The event is free to CBE members; $10 suggested donation from the public. Tickets are available at

Stay tuned for further coverage of the event, coming soon to the Brooklyn Eagle’s BookBeat section!

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