There are so many reasons why everyone must read Malcolm Gladwell. His writing is flawless, the social issues he addresses are relevant, his analysis is incisive, and his story-telling is unrivalled.
In book after book, he has helped to shape how we view important subjects from crime to healthcare, from decision-making to work ethics. He dissects complex questions, and does so in the context of telling the stories of remarkable people and events.
For the above, and many other reasons, I think every doctor should read Malcolm Gladwell. In in the next few weeks therefore I will review four of his books:
Gladwell’s other book is a selection of his best articles published in the The New Yorker where he is a staff writer
Next blog post then, The Tipping Point!