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Paul Edworthy

I read something a while back about writers who have written great or ground breaking books. Most have spent years (or decades) becoming an expert in their field and the book reflects that.

Once the book becomes really successful, the publisher wants to lock that writer in to more books. So the writer who spent years writing the first, now has (contractually) to pump out one a year for five years and the quality reflects that.

I think Gladwell falls into this category.

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Very good point. Quantity over quality 😥