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Outliers: The Story of Success
Outliers The Story of Success
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
In this stunning investigation of success, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on a journey through the world of "outliers"-the best, brightest, and most famous-asking the question: what makes high-achievers different? Gladwell argues that in order to solve this riddle we must focus on the contributing elements around the successful-their cultur...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316017930
ISBN-10: 0316017930
Publication Date: 10/26/2010
Pages: 336
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Publisher: Back Bay Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Incredibly interesting! This book really stayed with me.

What the Dog Saw is also a great read.
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The Outliers is a look at what author Malcolm Gladwell thinks make a person successful. Gladwell talks about family, location and time of being born. These are all subjects that define us to the point whether we struggle getting the success or stuck at the bottom.

I thought the first half of Outliers was interesting as Gladwell talks about months and years people are born that may factor into a person success.

I was more or less bored reading the second half which discussed families, and locations that define how hard you are going to work to be successful. I also did not agree some of the facts discussed in the second half.

Outliers is an interesting read. I picked it because some of the other books I had been reading mentioned it. I would be interested in some of Gladwells other books.
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Matthew was given this book to read at HSC. Borrow it to read. Interesting sections. Overall not that exciting.