Quiet - The Power of Introverts in a World that can't Stop Talking

Author(s): Susan Cain

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Marvellous. The most important book published for a decade - Lynne Truss Sunday Telegraph

Quiet is a very timely book, and Cain's central thesis is fresh and important. Maybe the extrovert ideal is no longer as powerful as it was; perhaps it is time we all stopped to listen to the still, small voice of calm - Daisy Goodwin The Sunday Times

Susan Cain's Quiet has sparked a quiet revolution. In our booming culture, hers is a still, small voice that punches above its weight. Perhaps rather than sitting back and asking people to speak up, managers and company leaders might lean forward and listen - Megan Walsh The Times

I can't get Quiet out of my head. It is an important book - so persuasive and timely and heartfelt it should inevitably effect change in schools and offices - Jon Ronson The Guardian

A startling, important, and readable page-turner - Naomi Wolf, author of The Beauty Myth

Susan Cain is the author of the Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can't Stop Talking, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. Since her 2012 TED talk was posted online it has been viewed over three million times. Her writing on introversion and shyness has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Oprah magazine and Psychology Today. Cain has spoken at the Royal Society of Arts, Microsoft and Google, and has appeared on BBC Radio 4, BBC Breakfast, CBS and NPR. Her work has been featured on the cover of Time, in the Daily Mail, the FT, the Atlantic, GQ, Grazia, the New Yorker, Wired, Fast Company, Fortune, Forbes, USA Today, the Washington Post, CNN and Slate.com. She is an honours graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School. She lives in the Hudson River Valley with her husband and two sons. 

General Fields

  • : 9780141029191
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.253
  • : June 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2014
  • : books

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  • : None
  • : 352
  • : very good
  • : 155.2/32
  • : English
  • : 1303
  • : Paperback
  • : Susan Cain