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Susan Horowitz Cain is an American writer and lecturer, and author of the 2012 non-fiction book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, which argues that modern Western culture misunderstands and undervalues the traits and capabilities of introverted people.
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The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World
Vivek H Murthy M.D. - Apr 21, 2020
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Susan Cain
Sometimes the most obvious thing is the hardest to see. Thank goodness we have this author to light the way toward understanding loneliness and its dark corners. This book is a gift for us all.     source
Waking Up
A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
Sam Harris - Jun 16, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s latest New York Times bestseller is a guide to meditation as a rational practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.From Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of numerous New York Times bestselling books, Waking Up is for the twenty percent of Americans who foll...
Susan Cain
Such a fantastic book. And it was really, for me, completely lifechanging.     source
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Give and Take
Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
Adam Grant - Mar 25, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces...
Susan Cain
As brilliant as it is wise, this is not just a book—it’s a new and shining worldview.     source
Bird by Bird
Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Anne Lamott - Aug 31, 1995 (first published in 1994)
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"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. [It] was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized...
Susan Cain
I love Bird by Bird. Such a good book.     source