Bestselling author and New Yorker magazine writer Malcolm Gladwell has created his own niche, taking a to-the-zeitgeist concept and expanding it into a readable bestselling book. He offers a straightforward, conversational style and ample citations. His observations – such as The Tipping Point’s idea that you must practice 10,000 hours to achieve true skill – become social clichés and appear in every subsequent book. Gladwell works his niche well. This entertaining collection of ideas and illustrative anecdotes addresses an ancient yet contemporary theme: the triumph of the underdog.
About the Author
New Yorker magazine staff writer Malcolm Gladwell’s other bestsellers include Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking; Outliers: The Story of Success; What The Dog Saw: And Other Adventures and The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make Can Make a Big Difference.