About this book
Malcolm Gladwell's invigorating intellectual journey revealing what makes an extreme overachiever is now published in paperback. Provocative, surprising and inspiring it reveals the secrets of success. 'Gladwell is not only a brilliant storyteller, he can see what those stories tell us, the lessons they contain' "Guardian"
Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? This book looks at everyone from rock stars to professional athletes, software billionaires to scientific geniuses, to show that the story of success is far more surprising, and far more fascinating, than we could ever have imagined.