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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking – Susan Cain
Non-fiction / 23rd August 2019

Introduction Quiet is a book about introverts (or intraverts in academic term). The content of this book is based on the author’s research and personal experiences. Author Susan Cain is a writer and blogger. She specializes in the field of psychological non-fiction. She has a blog on The author was a lawyer and negotiations consultant before becoming a writer. She is the co-founder of Quiet Revolution, a company with initiatives in the areas of children, lifestyle and workplace. Content The book has 4 parts with an introduction and a conclusion. Part 1 is about the extrovert ideal, Part 2 talks about the influence of nature and nurture in temperament, Part 3 discusses about the culture difference in the extrovert ideal and Part 4 is about the tips and practical guides for introverts to survive or flourish in the world. Review This book strikes a chord with me because I am a self-confessed introvert. As the author told, not every introvert is socially awkward but introverts shine when they are in their comfort zone. Introversion is a result of nature and nurture; the author substantiates this claim with plenty of scientific results. In a world where extroverts stand out, introverts…