Identifies the qualities of successful people, maintaining that culture, family, and idiosyncratic factors can have a decisive impact on shaping high achievers.
About the Author
Malcolm Gladwell is a staff writer for The New Yorker. He was formerly a business and science reporter at the Washington Post.
Hometown:New York, NY
Date of Birth:September 3, 1963
Place of Birth:England, U.K.
Education:University of Toronto, History degree, 1984
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was the first book that I've ever read about economics and thought it was a very good place to start. Outliers puts things in an easy and understandable perspective and I highly recommend.