Book ‘Bittersweet’ by Susan Cain

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How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole
In her new masterpiece, the author of the bestselling phenomenon Quiet reveals the power of a bittersweet outlook on life, and why we’ve been so blind to its value. Bittersweetness is a tendency to states of long­ing, poignancy, and sorrow; an acute aware­ness of passing time; and a curiously piercing joy at the beauty of the world. It recognizes that light and dark, birth and death — bitter and sweet — are forever paired. If you’ve ever wondered why you like sad music... If you find comfort or inspiration in a rainy day... If you react intensely to music, art, nature, and beauty... Then you probably identify with the bitter­sweet state of mind. With Quiet, Susan Cain urged our society to cultivate...
Publisher: Crown (April 5, 2022)  Pages: 352 pages  ISBN-10: 0451499786  ISBN-13: 978-0451499783  ASIN:‎ B09BV7K7BQ

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Named one of the top ten influencers in the world by LinkedIn, Susan Cain is a renowned speaker and author of the award-winning books Quiet PowerQuiet Journal, and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Translated into more than forty languages, Quiet hasappeared on many best-of lists, spent more than seven years on the New York Times bestseller list, and was named the #1 best book of the year by Fast Company, which also named Cain one of its Most Creative People in Business. Her TED Talk on the power of introverts has been viewed over forty million times.