Malcolm Gladwell's new book explores "lopsided conflicts," though he warns us that "we consistently get these kinds of conflicts wrong. … Giants are not what we think they are," and we often mistake privilege for strength."Giants are not what we think they are," Malcolm Gladwell tells us in his new book. And we often mistake privilege for strength.
Shereen El Feki's first book journeys through the customs, laws, attitudes and history informing sexual life in six Arab countries."Sex and the Citadel" has been nominated for the 2013 Guardian first book award, a prize given for "excellence, promise and originality," says Lisa Allardice, the Guardian Review's editor and chair of the judges.