Outliers: The Story of Success

byMalcolm GladwellRead byMalcolm Gladwell

November 18, 2008|
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
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Learn what sets high achievers apart -- from Bill Gates to the Beatles -- in this #1 bestseller from "a singular talent" (New York Times Book Review).

In this stunning book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?

His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing. Along the way he explains the secrets of software billionaires, what it takes to be a great soccer player, why Asians are good at math, and what made the Beatles the greatest rock band.

Brilliant and entertaining, Outliers is a landmark work that will simultaneously delight and illuminate.
Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five New York Times bestsellers: The Tipping Point,Blink, Outliers,What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath. He is also the co-founder of Pushkin Industries, an audio content company that produces the podcasts Revisionist History, which reconsiders things both overlooked and misunderstood, and Broken Re...
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Title:Outliers: The Story of Success
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:5.75 X 5.25 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:5.75 X 5.25 X 0.8 in
Published:November 18, 2008
Publisher:Hachette Audio
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781600243912

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