News & Interviews
Listen with Audible
Gay and Lesbian
Humor and Comedy
Ask the Author
Jenny (Reading Envy)’s review of Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
> Likes and Comments
(showing 1-7 of 7)
post a comment »
May 30, 2012 03:19PM
I really liked this!
Jun 01, 2012 06:17AM
(last edited Jun 01, 2012 06:45PM)
Jun 01, 2012 06:42PM
If you find that you like his writing then let me know and I'll send you
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Outliers: The Story of Success
. I just can't get into his work, but perhaps you'll find something different.
Jenny (Reading Envy)
Jun 01, 2012 06:49PM
Mikki wrote: "If you find that you like his writing then let me know and I'll send you The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big DifferenceOutliers: The Story of Success. I just can't get into his wor..."
I've heard The Tipping Point is pretty obvious. I wanted to try at least one since the president of my university speaks of Blink and Outliers often, in fact I suspect they form his decision making principles. I wanted to at least gain some understanding of where he's coming from. I appreciate that though Mikki... I guess I'll let you know!
Jul 03, 2012 09:06AM
I totally agree with you re: "in the end I find this book to say very little in the end..." I like the way he writes and the evidence he puts forth are usually really interesting stories, but I always find his books to be journal articles masquerading as books.
I've decided to just listen to all of his radio appearances, because he's really compelling in person. I like Malcolm Gladwell condensed.
Jul 03, 2012 09:36AM
I liked your review though I rated it much higher as I found his book to be very insightful about the murky topic of training your intuition. You hit on some good points that he could follow up on in a second book.
Feb 03, 2014 02:39AM
I liked your review....
back to top
post a comment »
Add a reference:
Search for a book to add a reference
Flagging a post will send it to the Goodreads Customer Care team for review. We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content (eg. pornography, pro-Nazi, child abuse, etc). We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book.
© 2017 Goodreads Inc
authors & advertisers blog
Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.