The San Francisco Chronicle – Review of David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

You think you know the story of David and Goliath, but think again. Sure, when the Israelite shepherd boy squared off against that Philistine warrior giant 3,000 years ago in the Valley of Elah, one appeared to be a doomed underdog and the other a clear favorite. But as Malcolm Gladwell points out in his provocative new book, “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants,” it was the favorite who walked away with a victory. And Goliath’s head.

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