September 05, 2002

The Prototypical Malcolm Gl...

The Prototypical Malcolm Gladwell Article: This recent number, about people who are great at reading faces, contains every classical Gladwell element -- absurdly tidy lead & closing anecdotes, interesting science about something you'd never thought of before, tight pace.

Posted by at September 5, 2002 09:34 PM

It's also typical Gladwell, because in the next issue's letters section, we find that one of the most compelling anecdotes (that of the silent-video facial reading of the tribesmen) is somewhat inaccurate. However also typically, it's still a great piece.

Posted by: Richie at September 6, 2002 09:45 AM
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