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1.
Author of several bestselling books that manage to turn a wide range of fascinating subjects into vacuous nonsense that is easily marketable to the general public.
I wish Malcolm Gladwell had just stuck to writing for the New Yorker because his essays can be cool but reading his books is like being five years old and getting talked down to by an arrogant adult who's in way over his head and thinks you're too dumb to recognize that fact.

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Malcolm Gladwell is a genius at branding and self-marketing, much like the equally shallow and misguided Tom Friedman.
by noodles66 May 29, 2009