Possible Reading

Some chapters [in Malcolm Gladwell’s What the Dog Saw–And Other Adventures] are master pieces in the art of the essay. I particularly liked “Something Borrowed,” a moving examination of the elusive line between artistic influence and plagiarism, and “Dangerous Minds,” a suspenseful tale of criminal profiling that shows how self-anointed experts can delude their clients and themselves with elastic predictions.

So says Steven Pinker in his New York Times review of the book.

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