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    • Outliers

    • The Story of Success
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28,713
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,927
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,914

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too many examples, not enough ideas...

    • By Felix on 04-11-12

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Tipping Point

    • How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,553
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,070

    In The Tipping Point, New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell looks at why major changes in society happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a few fare-beaters and graffiti artists fuel a subway crime wave, or a satisfied customer fill the empty tables of a new restaurant. These are social epidemics, and the moment when they take off, when they reach their critical mass, is the Tipping Point.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sociology for the masses.

    • By Dean on 10-28-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Blink

    • The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,485
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,140
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,112

    In his landmark best seller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant, in the blink of an eye, that actually aren't as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting read with contradictory messages

    • By Danny on 04-21-05

    Regular price: $22.80

    • David and Goliath

    • Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,615
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,830
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,817

    In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks. Gladwell begins with the real story of what happened between the giant and the shepherd boy those many years ago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Art of (Unconventional) War

    • By Cynthia on 10-04-13

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Endure

    • Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
    • By: Alex Hutchinson, Malcolm Gladwell - foreword
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,350
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,344

    Writing from both the cutting edge of scientific discovery and the front-lines of elite athletic performance, National Magazine Award-winning science journalist Alex Hutchinson presents a revolutionary account of the dynamic and controversial new science of endurance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the content; narration frustrated me

    • By Riverside Fan on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • What the Dog Saw

    • And Other Adventures
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,701
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,093
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,084

    Over the past decade, Malcolm Gladwell has become the most gifted and influential journalist in America. In The New Yorker, his writings are such must-reads that the magazine charges advertisers significantly more money for ads that run within his articles. With his #1 best sellers, The Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers, he has reached millions of readers. And now the very best and most famous of his New Yorker pieces are collected in a brilliant and provocative anthology.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Gladwell's best - and a recording problem

    • By Rudi on 11-26-09

    Regular price: $22.80

    • A Conversation with Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell

    • By: Joseph Finder, Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,097
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      4 out of 5 stars 674
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 672

    Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell are both best-selling authors who write about issues from the business world – one in fiction and the other in nonfiction. Listen to this insightful conversation between these authors as they discuss topics that range from the best qualities of CEOs and sales people, to the nature of genius, to how they do their research and the mechanics of writing, to the intricacies of interpreting facial micro-expressions.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fasinating Discussion

    • By Ray on 06-13-06

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    • The Tipping Point

    • How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 777
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 566
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 569

    In this brilliant and original audiobook, Malcolm Gladwell explains and analyses the 'tipping point', that magic moment when ideas, trends and social behaviour cross a threshold, tip and spread like wildfire. Taking a look behind the surface of many familiar occurrences in our everyday world, Gladwell explains the fascinating social dynamics that cause rapid change. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An eyeopener

    • By Sarp on 02-12-16

    Regular price: $16.81

    • Blink

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 303

    Intuition is not some magical property that arises unbidden from the depths of our mind. It is a product of long hours and intelligent design, of meaningful work environments, and particular rules and principles. This audiobook shows us how we can hone our instinctive ability to know in an instant, helping us to bring out the best in our thinking and become better decision-makers in our homes, offices, and in everyday life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but flawed

    • By Mark on 02-14-13

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Inteligencia intuitiva [Intuitive Intelligence]

    • ¿Por qué sabemos la verdad en dos segundos? [Why Do We Know the Truth in Two Seconds?]
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Edson Matus
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 25

    ¿Por qué algunas personas son brillantes tomando decisiones y otras son torpes una y otra vez? ¿Por qué algunos siguen su instinto y triunfan, mientras que otros acaban siempre dando un paso en falso? En este libro revolucionario, el periodista estadounidense Malcolm Gladwell nos explica cómo pensamos sin pensar, de dónde proceden las decisiones que parece que tomamos en dos segundos, pero que no son tan simples como aparentan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Buena lectura!

    • By Jose García Fuentes on 10-01-18

    Regular price: $16.06

    • The Tipping Point

    • How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,084
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443

    Why did crime in New York drop so suddenly in the mid-90s? How does an unknown novelist end up a best-selling author? Why is teenage smoking out of control, when everyone knows smoking kills? What makes TV shows like Sesame Street so good at teaching kids how to read? Why did Paul Revere succeed with his famous warning?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting listen

    • By Z on 08-10-05

    Regular price: $17.09

    • David and Goliath

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    David and Goliath is the dazzling and provocative new book from Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw. Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong? In David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell takes us on a scintillating and surprising journey through the hidden dynamics that shape the balance of power between the small and the mighty.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Gladwell is a one trick pony.

    • By Audio Gra Gra on 07-09-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • El punto clave [The Tipping Point]

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Edson Matus
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    En esta obra revolucionaria que ocupa desde hace años los primeros puestos en las listas de ventas de Estados Unidos, Gladwell, un auténtico gurú de los negocios, analiza la trayectoria de varios productos y tendencias de gran éxito hasta descubrir cómo y por qué se alcanza el punto de inflexión a partir del cual algo se convierte en un fenómeno de masas: el punto clave.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Muy bueno

    • By Anonymous User on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $16.06

    • The New Yorker, January 14th 2019 (Malcolm Gladwell, Jake Halpern, Elisabeth Zerofsky)

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Jake Halpern, Elisabeth Zerofsky
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Original Recording
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    In this issue: "Democrats in the House" by Margaret Talbot: The House Democrats' best path forward; "Unwatched Pot" by Malcolm Gladwell: Do we know enough about marijuana; "A Night at the Museum" by Jake Halpern: How a French cat burglar pulled off the biggest art heist in decades; "The Illiberal State" by Elisabeth Zerofsky: Viktor Orbán's vision for Europe.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Adam Gopnik and Malcolm Gladwell

    • Surveying Mankind from China to Peru
    • By: Adam Gopnik, Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Daniel Sullivan, Henry Timms
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    New Yorker essayist Adam Gopnik and sociologist Malcolm Gladwell revisit their debates about healthcare, education, media, and a variety of other subjects. The event, introduced by Daniel Sullivan, general consul of Canada, and Simon Center director Henry Timms is followed by an extensive Q&A.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This is BALONEY.

    • By John on 11-19-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The New Yorker

    • The Food Issue (September 5, 2005)
    • By: James Surowiecki, Malcolm Gladwell, Burkhard Bilger, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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    This special super-sized issue contains ten articles about the people who gather, make, cook, serve, and eat food that is so mundane you might not give it a second thought - and so exotic you might not give it a first taste.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Malcolm Gladwell with Robert Krulwich at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author and New Yorker staff writer, discusses making sudden, instinctive judgments, as written about in his new book, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. He is joined by Emmy-winning reporter Robert Krulwich, who covers scientific phenomena for ABC's Nightline and PBS's Nova.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mind blowing

    • By Sarah on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The New Yorker Festival - American Obsession with Precociousness

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1996. He is the author of The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference and Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, which was published this year. Both books grew out of articles that first appeared in the magazine. Mr. Gladwell will discuss other works in progress as well.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really liked the discussion. Malcolm is a great

    • By C moore on 01-07-18

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The New Yorker, January 18, 2010 (Malcolm Gladwell, Amanda Fortini, Nancy Franklin)

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Amanda Fortini, Nancy Franklin
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Threats", by Steve Coll; "Crystal Ball", by Calvin Trillin; "44 vs. XLIV", by Nick Paumgarten; "Pee Wee Redux", by Michael Shulman; "The Sure Thing", by Malcolm Gladwell; "Twisted Sisters", by Amanda Fortini; and "Jersey Jetsam", by Nancy Franklin.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, August 11th & 18th 2014: Part 2 (Malcolm Gladwell, Dana Goodyear, Claudia Roth Pierpont)

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Dana Goodyear, Claudia Roth Pierpont
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
    • Highlights
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    "Tee Time", by Emma Allen; "The Crooked Ladder", by Malcolm Gladwell; "Paper Palaces", by Dana Goodyear; "A Raised Voice", by Claudia Roth Pierpont; and "The Family of Man", by Hilton Als.

    Regular price: $5.95

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