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Outliers

The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell Author · Malcolm Gladwell Narrator

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In this stunning new 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.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Hachette Audio
Imprint:
Little, Brown & Company
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2008

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 200.3 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 200.2 MB

Malcolm Gladwell (Author)

Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1996. He is the host of the podcast Revisionist History and the author of The Tipping Point, Blink, and What the Dog Saw. Prior to joining The New Yorker, he was a reporter at the Wa...

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Malcolm Gladwell (Narrator)

Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1996. He is the host of the podcast Revisionist History and the author of The Tipping Point, Blink, and What the Dog Saw. Prior to joining The New Yorker, he was a reporter at the Wa...

More about Malcolm Gladwell
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