Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favour working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labelled “quiet,” it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society–from Van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer.

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May 18 | Today In History

May 18 - Today in History

Today is a very special date to me , so I decided to take a look back at interesting events that occurred on this day. There are quite a number of things that have happened on May 18 since man started recording events (duh!) but i have settled for the events that i found either noteworthy or very juicy. Enjoy. 1593 Thomas Kyd’s accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.

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10 books to read from 1992

Classic Stories

This month, being my birth month, I will be looking at books that were published in 1992. I was happy to discover that ’92 was a year for good books, many that may even be considered classics. I have selected 10 books that i consider noteworthy either by reputation or from my experience (I have not read all of them). Jewels by Danielle Steel On Sarah Whitfield’s seventy-fifth birthday, memories take her back to New York in the 1930s. To a marriage that ends after a year, leaving Sarah shattered. A trip to Europe with her parents does little to raise her spirits, […]

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