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Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate List

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Introverts books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (2013)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture. She also…
Author(s): Susan Cain

2. The Introvert Advantage: How Quiet People Can Thrive in an Extrovert World (2002)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListAt least one out of four people prefers to avoid the limelight, tends to listen more than they speak, feels alone in large groups, and requires lots of private time to restore their energy. They’re introverts, and here is the book to help them boost their confidence while learning strategies for successfully living in an extrovert world.After dispelling common myths about introverts-they’re not necessarily shy, aloof, or antisocial–The Introvert Advantage explains the real issues. Introverts are hardwired from birth to focus inward, so outside stimulation-chitchat, phone calls, parties, office meetings-can…
Author(s): Marti Olsen Laney

3. The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World (2017)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListOn behalf of those who have long been misunderstood, rejected, or ignored, fellow introvert Jenn Granneman writes a compassionate vindication—exploring, discovering, and celebrating the secret inner world of introverts that, only until recently, has begun to peek out and emerge into the larger social narrative. Drawing from scientific research, in-depth interviews with experts and other introverts, and her personal story, Granneman reveals the clockwork behind the introvert’s mind—and why so many people get it wrong initially. Chapters include: Whether you…
Author(s): Jenn Granneman, Adrianne Lee

4. Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength (2013)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate List“Vivid and engaging.”―Publishers Weekly, starred review Embrace the Power Inside You It’s no wonder that introversion is making headlines―half of all Americans are introverts. But if that describes you―are you making the most of your inner strength? Psychologist and introvert Laurie Helgoe unveils the genius of introversion. Introverts gain energy and power through reflection and solitude. Our culture, however, is geared toward the extrovert. The pressure to get out there and get happier can lead people to think that an inward orientation is a problem instead of an opportunity….
Author(s): Helgoe Ph.D., Laurie

5. Introvert Survival Tactics: How to Make Friends, Be More Social, and Be Comfortable In Any Situation (When You’re People’d Out and Just Want to Go Home And Watch TV Alone) (2017)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListFeel like you’re trying doing a bad impression of an extrovert, or you’re a “party pooper” because you turn down invites?If you have (1) felt massive relief at cancelled plans, (2)had mild to huge annoyance in huge gatherings of strangers, and (3) want to figure out how to socialize better and more effectively without social fatigue, this book is for you – written by someone exactly like you. Introvert Survival Tactics is going to shed light on exactly how you function, and how to use your tendencies to your advantage. Social survival tactics for your most demanding social…
Author(s): Patrick King

6. The Irresistible Introvert: Harness the Power of Quiet Charisma in a Loud World (2016)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListOne third to one half of Americans are introverts in a culture that celebrates—even enforces—an ideal of extroversion and a cult of personality. Political leaders are charismatic, celebrities bask in the spotlight, and authority figures are assertive. It is no surprise that a “quiet revolution” has begun to emerge among the “invisible” half of the population, asserting that they are just as powerful in their own unique ways.The Irresistible Introvert embodies the spirit of this revival and breaks down the myth…
Author(s): Michaela Chung

7. Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come: One Introvert’s Year of Saying Yes (2019)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListWhat would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year? If she knowingly and willingly put herself in perilous social situations that she’d normally avoid at all costs? Writer Jessica Pan intends to find out. With the help of various extrovert mentors, Jessica sets up a series of personal challenges (talk to strangers, perform stand-up comedy, host a dinner party, travel alone, make friends on the road, and much, much worse) to explore whether living like an extrovert can teach her lessons that might improve the quality of her life. Chronicling…
Author(s): Jessica Pan

8. The Introvert’s Edge: How the Quiet and Shy Can Outsell Anyone (2018)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListAn introvert salesperson? Isn’t that an oxymoron? Not at all. Sales is a skill just like any other, which anyone can learn and master–including the introvert who is more comfortable alone than in the sales field. As with finding any type of success, it’s all about learning how to leverage one’s own natural strengths.Extroverts are rarely short on words, and their conversations and sales pitches never feel sales-y to them. The world of sales just comes natural to the extrovert. But introverts aren’t comfortable with traditional tactics like aggressively pushing a product or talking over a customer’s objections. What makes…
Author(s): Matthew Owen Pollard, Derek Lewis

9. Self-Promotion for Introverts: The Quiet Guide to Getting Ahead (2009)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListGet noticed . . . and get ahead!All too often, introverts get passed over for job offers and promotions while their more extroverted colleagues get all of the recognition. But it doesn’t have to be this way.In Self-Promotion for Introverts®, business communication coach and intrepid introvert Nancy Ancowitz helps introverts tap into their quiet strengths, articulate their accomplishments, and launch an action plan for gaining career advancement. You will learn how to:…
Author(s): Nancy Ancowitz

10. The Confident Introvert: Gain the skills to overcome shyness and low self-esteem (2014)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListPractical Ways to Overcome Shyness and Low Self-EsteemDo you suffer from acute shyness in social and work situations? Author, Lynette Crane describes her former-self as a “prisoner of shyness”— afraid to speak up, in a toxic relationship, and working too hard. Like many shy people she found it difficult to ask for help, ask for directions, and ask for the things she wanted and needed. How many of these outward signals of shyness do you identify with? What happens when you have both shyness and low self-esteem?When we have a low self-worth or feel…
Author(s): Lynette Crane

11. The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World (Perigee Book) (2012)

 Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate ListThis clever and pithy book challenges introverts to take ownership of their personalities…with quiet strength. Sophia Dembling asserts that the introvert’s lifestyle is not “wrong” or lacking, as society or extroverts would have us believe. Through a combination of personal insights and psychology, The Introvert’s Way helps and encourages introverts to embrace their nature, to respect traits they may have been ashamed of and reframe them as assets.You’re not shy; rather, you appreciate the joys of quiet. You’re not antisocial;…
Author(s): Sophia Dembling

Best Introverts Books: The Ultimate List

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Quiet Is a Superpower: The Secret Strengths of Introverts in the Workplace

Author(s): Jill Chang
ID: 2580235, Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

41 reasons I'm staying in: a celebration of introverts

Author(s): Heald, Hallie
ID: 2706325, Publisher: Morrow Gift, Year: 2019, Size: 21 Mb, Format: azw3

All cats are introverts: poems from cats who just need some ''me time'' on your sofa, just want to focus on one thing instead of everything they shattered, and just won't answer you no matter how many times you call

Author(s): Marciuliano, Francesco
ID: 2719741, Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 51 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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