Susan Cain is slowly but surely becoming a more popular Author. Having made the New York Times Best Sellers list her book Quiet is now a household name. Personally I think the discussing on introverts and extroverts could be thought provoking but not in the Bar Environment as much. Non-Fiction really is one of the most difficult type of book to become a best seller and good for your Susan you met the top!
I think its wonderful you got a Sunday Book review right on this is the pinnacle of writing echelon. I am sure we are slowly breaking the introverts out of there shell on this. While I consider myself a extrovert I am on the other end of the scale. I would like to read this book and would never pretend to read anything I haven’t. Why I even read Southern Lights not too long ago. I also read 50 shades of grey.
Quiet isn’t a romance novel but I am thirsty for some non-fiction and more statistical analysis of human interactions. I hope Susan Cain sticks around and her popularity continues after all its the recognition all authors dream of. I think the theme is wonderful as I want to quiet my mind from the sounds of the complicated world. This definitely is on my books to pick up. ” And extroverts should learn to sit down and shut up. ” , well why not create a environment conducive to this very thing. I think I know of a place. Why make the extrovert uncomfortable is this the key to quiet self introspection and improvement? I can’t think about anything when I am uncomfortable when I am in pain I focus on the pain. Sad but I think I need some serious mental meditation before I’m ready to introvert in some environment. I would guess there are many more women that are introverted than men but again I am speculating. “””This widening of the definition makes introversion so broad a category, including, basically, all that is wise and good, that it’s largely meaningless, except as yet another vehicle for promoting self-esteem: “”a very empowering lens through which to view your personality,”” as Cain puts it.””” I have no hard evidence.
I really don’t know how to interpret the review of her book while already wildly popular. I think its interesting the usage of POD which can be militaristic in nature which leads me to believe she might have lived in a military family or environment. “This widening of the definition makes introversion so broad a category”. I would not consider my opinion as being misogynistic but I agree with this reviewer. A horrible thing to say without actually buying the book. However I do have plans to buy Quiet by Susan Cain and read it for myself. Anything non-fiction in my humble opinion outweighs anything fictional since being yourself and actually having a opinion about anything is a strong willed extroverted thing to do. Which in my opinion makes it slightly a ironic title. But don’t take my word for it as I have yet to read it.