How's this for thinking without thinking? It turns out that the creator
of that Malcolm Gladwell book generator
that's been enlivening the Internet over the past few days is actually a
"big fan" of the floppy-haired New Yorker essayist.
Bortnicker, a writer for the financial website Minyanville, made the
admission in an interview today with the New York Observer online. "I've
read most of [Gladwell's books,]" Bortnicker admitted. "I think he's a
fun writer. I think it's great anytime someone can bring science to a
large audience like that."
It's an audience that is only likely
to increase if Gladwell follows the book generator's advice and chooses
Wink (The Power of Thinking While Simultaneously Flirting), Sizzle (Why
Some Ideas Pop While Others Merely Crackle), Jealous (Why I Could Have
Written Harry Potter, Only Better) or Lando (Intergalactic Lessons In
Smoothness) as his next book project.
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