Is it possible to write a nonfiction book that changes minds or even changes the world?
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell sold 1.7 million copies in its first year of release, and today remains a perennial bestseller.
What made it go viral?
What made it stick?
On the 20th anniversary of The Tipping Point’s publication, two Story Grid editors dissect Gladwell’s masterwork to find out what makes it a cultural touchstone.
Leslie Watts and Shelley Sperry analyze the structure of the book to understand how Gladwell uses scientific evidence, memorable anecdotes, and compelling characters to bring ideas to life. Breakdowns of each scene reveal the essential questions Gladwell asks, the challenges he faces, and how he resolves them.
This Story Grid Masterwork Guide is a deep dive into the mind of a brilliant storyteller, designed to give you the tools and confidence to set off on an intellectual adventure of your own.
With Gladwell as your mentor you can write a book that will transform your readers and stay on bookstore shelves for years to come.