Friday, November 22, 2013

Seven books for people who like Malcolm Gladwell's books

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Josh Sorokach tagged seven books for people who love Malcolm Gladwell, including:
Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior, by Ori Brafman & Rom Brafman

Admirers of Gladwell’s unique brand of outside-the-box sociology will appreciate the Brafman brothers’ analytical approach to explaining society’s proclivity for irrational behavior. One such example is the rather antiquated practice of modern job interviews. Sway posits that being cognizant of our own diagnostic bias—our tendency to label people based on our initial opinions of them and our inability to recalibrate those judgments—will help improve our evaluation skills when conducting interviews of a professional or personal nature.
Read about another title on the list.

Sway is also on Sorokach's list of six books you’ll need to survive the zombie apocalypse.

Learn about Malcolm Gladwell's six best books.

--Marshal Zeringue