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Blink

The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

by Malcolm Gladwell

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    Jan 2005, 288 pages
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    Apr 2007, 320 pages

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Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer with The New Yorker magazine since 1996. He is the author of two books, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference, (2000) and Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005).

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.

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Gladwell got interested in the thinking process behind snap decisions after he (an African American) was stopped by police as a ...

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