Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

By Susan Cain

Place: Publisher & Year: New York: Crown Publishers, 2012

Genres: Nonfiction, psychology, personality

ISBN: 9780307352149

Intended audience: Adult

Number of pages: 333 (including Notes and Index).

Setting: Various locations in the USA

Time period: Contemporary

Description:  Cain examines the differences between introverts and extroverts, including various roles played by both in society.  She also examines how culture influences temperament types for better and for worse and how Western culture undervalues introversion. Continue reading