The Question and Answer section for Outliers is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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The particular skill that allows you to talk your way out of a murder rap, or convince your professor to move you from the morning to the afternoon section, is what the psychologist Robert Sternberg calls “practical intelligence. To...
Bill Gates worked hard from an early age and hat put in 10,000 hours of computer programming practice by the time he had reached his early twenties.
Harlan is a small town in Kentucky where a feud started between two families in the 1800's.