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Make Your Own Malcolm Gladwell Book Title

Clever creators Cory Bortnicker and Brett Molé have produced The Malcolm Gladwell Book Generator–poking fun at the trendy state of American nonfiction.

Click here to visit the site; it’s an easy way to generate fake Gladwell titles like Slurp: What Kittens’ Tongues Can Teach Us About Derivatives (pictured, click to enlarge). Keep clicking “Generate a new bestseller” until you find your new favorite nonfiction book.

Last week, Gladwell argued in the New Yorker that the popular uprising in Egypt should not be attributed to Twitter, Facebook, or any other Internet-related development. (Via National Post Books)

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