David and Goliath is written by famous Malcolm Gladwell. In every chapter we get different stories and examples of many underdogs who survived and became victorious. This book is inspiring and will motivate you to succeed in life.
Its easy to read and can be completed in 5 days max. The title comes from a biblical story about a giant warrior named Goliath who was slain by David, a shepherd boy who was good with a slingshot.
Few of the topics discussed in the book are:
Less talented basketball players can win
What is the best class size
Brilliant Students joining best college and loosing confidence (To be a small fish in a big pond)
Advantage of Dr. Jay Freireich lacked empathy for his patients
Too much money creates parenting problems
Different types of fear and lack of fear during the World War II bombings in London
Civil rights movement in Birmingham Alabama
The British and Protestants vs the Catholics in Ireland
California’s three strikes and you’re out – jailing criminals
The Huguenots in France protecting Jews during World War II.