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Malcolm Gladwell

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  • Rooting for the overdog

     
    Starting at the 52:28 minute mark in the current "Radiolab," New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell explains why he roots for the favorite, not the underdog: "I'm distressed by the injustice of the person who should win not winning...it is the......
  • Drew Brees hits the July 25, 2010 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    We're still several weeks away from the beginning of the football season, but Drew Brees, the New Orleans Saints quarterback, has already made his mark on the nonfiction bestseller list. "Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity,"...
  • A tennis star versus a football coach: L.A. Times bestsellers, Aug. 1, 2010

     
    On Monday, Jacket Copy wondered how former USC football coach Pete Carroll's book "Win Forever" is selling. Carroll's winning tenure has come into question after the NCAA leveled penalties against the school for improprieties made during his time there....
  • October is for literary festivals

     
    If you're a jetsetter with a comfortable fortune and lots of free time -- and a love for books -- you're going to have a hard time choosing from the literary festivals taking place in October. There is no way......
  • 'Eat, Pray' L.A. Times bestseller again

     
    Elizabeth Gilbert, devastated after her marriage failed, went to Italy, India and Indonesia to recover and to try to rediscover something about herself. Her immersion in food, faith and the paradise of Bali sounds like a pretty good start at......
  • City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley

    City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley
    Boundlessly creative, a champion of new ideas and a tireless advocate for the arts, Lois Weisberg will end her long tenure as one of the most influential women to ever serve in local government when she leaves her position as the city's commissioner of...
  • Joel Girdner

    Joel Girdner
    Professional Experience:  I have worked at KSPR since February of 2007.  I started out as a production assistant; editing video for newscasts, running the audio board and operating studio cameras.  In August of 2007 I became a photojournalist and have...
  • Review "Little Vampire Women," "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" and "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"

    Review "Little Vampire Women," "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" and "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"
    "Little Vampire Women" By Louisa May Alcott and Lynn Messina HarperTeen, 320 pages, $8.99 "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" By Jane Austen and Seth Graeme Smith uirk Books, 319 pages, $24.95   "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" By Seth Grahame Smith...
  • A look at the mind's natural shortcuts

    A look at the mind's natural shortcuts
    Wray Herbert is thinking about your brain. He concludes that your thinking may be so ancient that you're making more mistakes than you'd prefer. In "On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits" (Crown Publishers, 2010), the author writes...
  • Outliners

    Outliners
    Where I live there's someone next door who I guess is learning to play guitar. I've never seen this person and don't know who he or she is; all I know is that when I walk by the house, I hear the student practicing. What's cool is that as the weeks go by,...
  • ALIOS Book Club

    ALIOS Book Club
    Our group is ALIOS, which stands for "A Little Island of Sanity." We are nine Lombard women who have been meeting in our homes since September 2005. Favorite book: "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell. We spent most of the evening talking about it,...