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Quiet by Susan Cain

Are you an introvert in an extroverted world? You’ll love Quiet by Susan Cain, a nonfiction title that will make you think differently about the world. Discover Quiet book information, reviews, and a summary.

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Quiet By Susan Cain Book Information

Author: Susan Cain
Genre: Adult Nonfiction | Psychology | Interpersonal Relations
Pages: 370
Publisher: Broadway Books | Crown Publishing | Penguin Random House
Publication Date: 2012

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Quiet by Susan Cain Summary

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 a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how they see themselves.

Now with Extra Libris material, including a reader’s guide and bonus content.

Penguin Random House

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About Quiet Author, Susan Cain

Susan Cain was a lawyer and graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School before sparking this introverted cause.  Now a New York Times bestselling author, Cain lives in NYC and champions the Quiet revolution.  Plus, she loves chocolate and reading. Read more about Susan Cain here.

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