Malcolm Gladwell Is America’s Best-Paid Fairy-Tale Writer

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John N. Gray

 

 “Pretending to present daringly counterintuitive views to his readers, he actually strengthens the hold on them of a view of things that they have long taken for granted. This is, perhaps, the essence of the genre that Gladwell has pioneered: while reinforcing beliefs that everyone avows, he evokes in the reader a satisfying sensation of intellectual non-conformity.”

  Fascinatingly critical account of Gladwell’s writings…and the manner in which Gladwell uses academic science for support….

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/115467/malcolm-gladwells-david-and-goliath-fairy-tales 

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