- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Perigee Books (4 Dec. 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0399537694
- ISBN-13: 978-0399537691
- Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 1.5 x 19 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
Amazon Bestsellers Rank:
200,794 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- #435 in Books > Health, Family & Lifestyle > Psychology & Psychiatry > Cognition & Cognitive Psychology > The Self, Ego & Personality
- #2233 in Books > Health, Family & Lifestyle > Psychology & Psychiatry > Schools of Thought
- #2293 in Books > Health, Family & Lifestyle > Psychology & Psychiatry > Specific Topics
The Introvert's Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World Paperback – 4 Dec 2012
|New from||Used from|
- Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
- Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
- Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
- Dispatch to this address when you check out
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.
More About the Author
Inside This Book(Learn More)
What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?
Top Customer Reviews
I was already familiar with Sophia Dembling's writing style from following her blog for several years,which is what prompted me to buy this book. I wasn't disappointed.
In short, if you're an introvert, buy this book. If you're not, buy it for an introverted friend!
I also couldn't help but feel it portrayed a very narrow view of extroverts. Social butterflies, shallow relationships, meaningless conversations etc while exuding the sense that introverts are smarter cos they are 'deeper' thinkers.
Relied heavily on anecdotal evidence e.g. "One introvert said this ... ", "another introvert said that ...". This reader felt a bit more scientific evidence or theory would have strengthened the book significantly.
To be critical though, the book is rather repetitive. A text two thirds the length would have been more readable.
However, after a promising start, I felt the book lacked depth - almost as though it tried so hard to be accessible that it ultimately ended up being superficial.
I think this book is great if your confused on your identity, if you want to get an insight on an introverts perspective on life or if you want to understand a loved one better. Its just really good even if u want to just read a good book! I got it today and ive already read half of it - soon to be all of it haha.
One of the best books I have read in ages (along with 'A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman- amazing)
*Buy It!! =)
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Recommended by a friend I found myself in this book so many times, it was almost scary! Really helpful insights, in particular because I live with an extrovert - this book has... Read morePublished 6 months ago by olihorn
This book as made such a difference to me and explained a lot about the way I amPublished 6 months ago by karencheshire
I laughed my way through this book with the joy of recognising myself on every page and delighting in the author's wit and charm. Thank you Sophia for a wonderful read.Published 12 months ago by Kay Fisher
Im half way through this book, its a good read so far. I relate to much of what is said, and there is a couple of good points on dealing with peer pressure and guilt tripping - and... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Beks
This book is amazing.its the first book iv found on the subject and i loved it.its changed the way i see myself!Published 24 months ago by zubair anwar