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


  • 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.

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Beautifully written from a place of deep understanding and insight. The studies were fascinating and revealing. To better understand the introverts in your world, or yourself as one of the quiet ones, this book is a must.By D Gimarc

I have lived with an Introvert for fifty – five years the read suggested insights. I’m very grateful for our differences and more grateful I’ve been blessed for her insight she is the very reason we have survived and joyed these many years.” By Ronald D. John

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Product Details

Author: Susan Cain
Kindle Price: Hardcover $14.93, Paperback $9.60, Audible $24.85, Audio CD $26.93
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books (January 29, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0307352153
ISBN-13: 978-0307352156
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1 x 8 inches
Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4,845 customer reviews)
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #278 in Books