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    The Story of Success
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Malcolm Gladwell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 235 g
    ISBN 13: 9780141036250
    ISBN 10: 0141036257

    BIC E4L: PSY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.9
    BIC subject category V2: VSP, JMH
    DC22: 158
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24810
    BISAC V2.8: PSY031000, SOC026000, FAM027000
    DC22: 177.2
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 August 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Author, journalist, cultural commentator and intellectual adventurer, Malcolm Gladwell was born in 1963 in England to a Jamaican mother and an English mathematician father. He grew up in Canada and graduated with a degree in history from the University of Toronto in 1984. From 1987 to 1996, he was a reporter for the Washington Post, first as a science writer and then as New York City bureau chief. Since 1996, he has been a staff writer for the New Yorker magazine. His curiosity and breadth of interests are shown in New Yorker articles ranging over a wide array of subjects including early childhood development and the flu, not to mention hair dye, shopping and what it takes to be cool. His first book The Tipping Point captured the world's attention with its theory that a curiously small change can have unforeseen effects, and the phrase has become part of our language, used by writers, politicians and business people everywhere to describe cultural trends and strange phenomena. 'His other international bestselling books are Blink, which explores how a snap judgement can be far more effective than a cautious decision, and What The Dog Saw, a collection of his most provocative and entertaining New Yorker pieces.
    Review quote
    You will never again think as you did before about [success] ... This book deserves the gold star that adorns its front cover The Times Malcolm Gladwell is a cerebral and jaunty writer, with an unusual gift for making the complex seem simple Observer Makes geniuses look a bit less special, and the rest of us a bit more so Time Gladwell deploys a wealth of fascinating data and information to illustrate his thesis ... Outliers challenges accepted wisdom FT