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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 25,091
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,728
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,723

    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
    • Engaging, but overrated

    • By Scott T. Hards on 12-13-08

    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 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,035
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,746
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,726

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Marketing has a lot to learn from this book

    • By Michael on 12-28-07

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Blink

    • The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,863
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,720
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,696

    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

    • 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 538
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 484
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • finishing this was an act of endurance

    • By slowLoris on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • 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 13,073
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,458
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,453

    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

    • What the Dog Saw

    • And Other Adventures
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,322
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,747
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,742

    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 1,044
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 631
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 628

    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 650
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 458
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 460

    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
    • Eye opener!!!

    • By jfhn on 11-25-09

    Regular price: $16.81

    • Blink

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267

    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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    ¿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.

    Regular price: $16.06

    • David and Goliath

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Rahul on 12-02-13

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Blink (en Español)

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Rafael Monsalve
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 114

    En su aclamado best-seller, El Punto Clave, Malcolm Gladwell redefine como entendemos el mundo alrededor de nosotros. Ahora en Blink, Malcolm revoluciona la manera como entendemos al mundo desde adentro. Este es un audiolibro acerca como pensamos, sin pensar; acerca de decisiones que aparentemente se toman en un instante, en el parpadeo de un ojo, no son tan simples como parecen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • util para la vida

    • By Pei on 07-18-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Tipping Point

    • How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,055
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420

    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

    • 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 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful Conversation

    • By Dr Deb on 03-28-13

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Eggs, Cookies, and Leeches

    • Memorable Writing from The New Yorker
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Hendrik Hertzberg, John Colapinto, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Certainly, all the writing in The New Yorker is memorable, and this collection is no exception. The authors include such best sellers as Malcolm Gladwell, Seymour Hersh, and Jonathan Franzen - and the subjects range from the lives of short-order cooks to the secrets of college admissions.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A random collection?

    • By Curmudgeon on 01-24-12

    Regular price: $12.95

    • 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 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    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

    • El Punto Clave [The Tipping Point]

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Rafael Monsalve
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Este excelente audio libro escrito por Malcolm Gladwell explica porque grandes cambios en nuestra sociedad pasan repentinamente y sin previo aviso. Ideas, comportamientos y mensajes, Gladwell explica, se diseminan como una epidemia infecciosa.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Ideas!

    • By Rubén Ojeda Hernández on 02-08-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • El punto clave [The Tipping Point]

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Edson Matus
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    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

    • David and Goliath [Russian Edition]

    • Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Maxim Kireev
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling - and ever since, the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David's victory was improbable and miraculous. He shouldn't have won. Or should he?

    Regular price: $11.20

    • The New Yorker, May 16, 2011 (Lawrence Wright, Jon Lee Anderson, Malcolm Gladwell)

    • By: Lawrence Wright, Jon Lee Anderson, Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Highlights
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    "Exit Bin Laden", by David Remnick; “The Double Game”, by Lawrence Wright; "Force and Futility", by Jon Lee Anderson; "Creation Myth", by Malcolm Gladwell; "Rock On, Ancient Queen", by Sasha Frere-Jones.

    Regular price: $5.95

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