Sunday, June 10, 2012 | Categories: Episodes |
A New York magazine profile labelled him: "Geek pop star!" In a delightfully wide-ranging conversation, Eleanor Wachtel and Malcolm Gladwell speak about Gladwell's Jamaican heritage, about his work, and about why you never want to be first in anything.
Gladwell's four books - The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What The Dog Saw - are all New York Times bestsellers.
Music to close the show:
CD: L'Ile de Sept Villes: Hylozoists
Cut 9: "Acadia Acadia"
Composer: Paul Aucoin
Label: Outside 23339-9043-2