Books that every introvert should read once in their lifetimeHere are some books every introvert should read once in their life where they can see or need the right advice for themselves.
on Jul 27, 2022
One of the most misunderstood people in the world are introverts simply because they don't talk 24x7 or keep to themselves often until they find the right company. In reality, they can often be good friends to people, and their traits can be helpful in many situations. Also, it's good to be yourself, no matter what.
Here are some books every introvert should read once in their life where they can feel seen or need the advice to embrace and enhance their qualities.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts by Susan Cain
Quiet is an extremely popular self-help bestseller selling over two million copies worldwide. As an introvert, this book has resonated with people with her words. In this, the author emphasizes how the world focuses on the "extrovert ideal" and makes a case for the underappreciated power of introverts in the daily world. This is a must-read for all introverts.
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
This is considered one of YA author Rainbow Rowell's most famous works. It is a coming-of-age story about a girl who navigates through college, adulthood, love, and relationships while immersing herself in a fictional world of her favorite TV series. This book will resonate significantly if you are introverted and into fandoms and going through these same challenges.
Emilie Dickson: The Complete Poems
Being one of the greatest poets of the 19th century, her poems are on various topics such as death and immorality, the wonders of nature, the identity of the self, and love. Known to be a recluse herself, introverts with a passion for poetry can not only appreciate the brilliance written in those verses but also can see themselves in the poet through these poems.
Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Unlike the previous YA novel mentioned here, Perks of Being A Wallflower is a darker take on adolescence, covering mature themes, including sexuality, drug use, rape, and mental health. The book has been adapted into a film with the same name. Certain aspects of the characters and the story would be relatable to introverts going through the turbulence of adolescence and youth.
The Introvert Advantage by Marti Olsen Laney
This book talks about how introverts should take advantage of their strengths to navigate an extroverted world with great success. It covers aspects of life such as relationships, parenting, socializing, and the workplace. It also provides coping strategies, tactics for managing energy, and other valuable tips. This book is helpful for introverts to understand and appreciate themselves as well as develop the perfect life of their own in this world.
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
Written by Henry David Thoreau, Walden is about the author's experience living in a cabin in the woods for a while. This reflects life experienced in a more straightforward, natural setting away from society. This is perfect for introverts (and other people) who want to pack their bags and live in lush surroundings of forests or hills to escape the hustle and bustle of the city as well as the monotony and boredom in life.
These books will make introverts appreciate and understand themselves and make them better people navigating life with great success. Also, these books' introverted characters can show readers different aspects of their personalities and lives as introverted people, respectively.