Consequential StrangersNPR coverage of Consequential Strangers: The Power of People Who Don't Seem to Matter. . .But Really Do by Melinda Blau and Karen L., Ph.D. Fingerman. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
An examination of peripheral people and their role in helping others to exercise different aspects of human character draws on interviews with specialists in a variety of disciplines to reveal the unexpected impact of strangers.