Book Title: Quiet

The book that started the Quiet Revolution

At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. 

In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture. She also introduces us to successful introverts—from a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to...

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Bibliographic Information
Publisher(s): Crown/Archetype
Publish Date: 2012-01-24
Book Pages: 368
Industry Identifier: ISBN_10: 0307452204
Subjects: Psychology / Personality • Psychology / Creative Ability • Self-Help / Personal Growth / Success
Book Dimensions
Height: 25.00 cm
Width: Unknown
Thickness: Unknown
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