Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Title: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Author: Susan Cain
Pages: 352 Genre: Nonfiction, Psychology
Recommended to: Anyone who wants to understand introversion better
Song: When You Say Nothing At All

imgresMany people confuse introversion is shyness and antisocial behavior. This is a strong misconception, and “Quiet” dispels the many myths surrounding this important personality spectrum.

Quiet first explores the characteristics of introversion, and then covers how introverts can both succeed and fail. It tells stories of specific introverts and how they function in what, in many ways is a society that encourages extreme extroversion.

Finally, “Quiet” explores some habits introverts can employ to thrive.

As an introvert, I had long had this book on my TBR list. In reading it, a gained not only a new appreciation for introversion, but a realization that I’m not quite as introverted as I thought.

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