You could read it from cover to cover in half an hour or less while sitting in your local bookstore or library. It's a great little story, but it might not be worth spending a credit on.
Really funny and full of heart. I'm sad because I couldn't stop listening to it and I finished it too fast.
Yep. I enjoyed the book and thought it was a good listen. I was expecting some new information, not more of the same "successful people are successful because of their circumstances in life." I was hoping to learn something about what sets outliers apart from other people who were born into similar circumstances and never become successful. It didn't serve the purpose that I was hoping it would.
All of that said, I thought that the stories were interesting and compelling, if not altogether inspiring or motivating. As usual, Gladwell's ability to story-tell makes this a fun, easy book to read.
I had read the paper copy of this long before I decided to listen to it. It is a great true story and it is well worth the time it will take to get through it. I found myself rooting for Cedric and his dreams. It is very inspirational.
I thought the material and anecdotal stories were great. It was a good introduction to a lot of psychological concepts. The sections about Gottman's love lab were particularly interesting.
I loved the movie but I had a hard time getting through the audiobook. It is an interesting true story, but kind of long-winded and repetitive at times.
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