Introverts Unite (Behind Computer Screens)!: A Book Review

I’m going to have to check out this book.
“What this means for those of us who are introverts is that, if we’re not behaving like the voluble people-persons all around us, everyone will immediately think that there’s something wrong with us, something that needs fixing so that we can join our gregarious peers in becoming truly liberated and self-actualized.”

A Tallish Hobbit

It’s that time again, dear readers — book review time! The object of my affection today is Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain.

Before I begin my musings, a caveat — the post you’re about to read does not, at first glance, fall particularly well within the theme of this blog. However, it is a book review, after all, and since there seems to be a high proportion of introverts among the nerdy community (or, at the very least, my nerdy community), I’m letting it squeak by on a technicality. Beyond that, this book was just too good not to share, and since this is my blog…

Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, I must say that Quiet was one of the most thought-provoking books I’ve read in a good long time. One of the overarching themes of the…

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