Malcolm Gladwell Biography
Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer with The New
Yorker magazine since 1996. His 1999 profile of Ron Popeil won a
National Magazine Award, and in 2005 he was named one of Time Magazine's 100
Most Influential People. He is the author of The Tipping
Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference, (2000) and Blink: The
Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), both of which were number one
New York Times bestsellers; as well as Outliers (2008) and What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009).
From 1987 to 1996, he was a reporter with the Washington Post, where he
covered business, science, and then served as the newspaper's New York City
bureau chief. He graduated from the University of Toronto, Trinity College,
with a degree in history. He was born in England, grew up in rural Ontario,
and now lives in New York City.
This biography was last updated on 07/07/2011.
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