Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist Historical past and writer of the number-one New York Occasions finest vendor Outliers, reinvents the audiobook on this immersive manufacturing of Speaking to Strangers, a strong examination of our interactions with folks we don’t know. How did Fidel Castro idiot the CIA for a technology? Why did Neville Chamberlain suppose he might belief Adolf Hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do tv sitcoms train us one thing about the best way we relate to one another that is not true? Whereas tackling these questions, Malcolm Gladwell was not solely writing a e book for the web page. He was additionally producing for the ear. Within the audiobook model of Speaking to Strangers, you’ll hear the voices of individuals he interviewed – scientists, criminologists, army psychologists. Courtroom transcripts are dropped at life with re-enactments. You truly hear the contentious arrest of Sandra Bland by the facet of the highway in Texas. As Gladwell revisits the deceptions of Bernie Madoff, the trial of Amanda Knox, and the suicide of Sylvia Plath, you hear immediately from lots of the gamers in these real-life tragedies. There’s even a theme track – Janelle Monae’s “Hell You Talmbout”. One thing may be very improper, Gladwell argues, with the instruments and methods we use to make sense of individuals we do not know. And since we do not know easy methods to speak to strangers, we’re inviting battle and misunderstanding in ways in which have a profound impact on our lives and our world. The audiobook version of Speaking to Strangers was an immediate number-one finest vendor, and was some of the pre-ordered audiobooks in historical past. It seamlessly marries audiobooks and podcasts, creating a totally new and actual listening expertise.
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