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Party of One The Loners' Manifesto Read & Download ↠ 104 À An essential defense of the people the world loves to revile the loners yet without whom it would be lost The Buddha Rene Descartes Emily Dickinson Greta Garbo Bobby Fischer J D Salinger Loners all along with as many as 25 percent of the world's population Loners kItists and wicked witches Too often loners buy into those messages and strive to change making themselves miserable in the process by hiding their true nature and hiding from it Loners as a group deserve to be reassessed to claim their rightful place rather than be perceived as damaged goods that need to be fixed In Party of One Anneli Rufus a prize winning critically acclaimed writer with talent to burn has crafted a morally urgent historically compelling tour. Pretension oozes out of this book I picked up this book expecting an interesting examination of what it means to be a loner Instead the book reads like a scattered list of loners with a one to two paragraph summary of the randomly chosen loner maybe peppered with a uotation When the book isn't rambling about random topics it's rather defensive and self righteous about we loners what we're like Being a loner myself I often wished the author would speak for herselfNot recommended

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De force a long overdue argument in defense of the loner then and now Marshalling a polymath's easy erudition to make her case assembling evidence from every conceivable arena of culture as well as interviews with experts and loners worldwide and her own acutely calibrated analysis Rufus rebuts the prevailing notion that aloneness is indistinguishable from loneliness the fallacy that all of those who are alone don't want to be and wouldn't be if only they knew h. Ultimately I believe that all true readers are parties of one This is why this website is so wonderful We can share but we still choose reading over chatting no

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Party of One The Loners' ManifestoAn essential defense of the people the world loves to revile the loners yet without whom it would be lost The Buddha Rene Descartes Emily Dickinson Greta Garbo Bobby Fischer J D Salinger Loners all along with as many as 25 percent of the world's population Loners keep to themselves and like it that way Yet in the press in films in folklore and nearly everywhere one looks loners are tagged as losers and psychopaths perverts and pity cases ogres and mad bombers el. This may be my new favourite book ever Confession three weeks into a new job I once burst into tears because the team sprung a suprise shared lunch on me After having to endlessly talk to people in a stresful new situation all I wanted was to be ALONE with my BOOK for an hour to find myself again and realising I was instead going to have to make small talk gahk and then face a stressful afternoon with talking was enough to guarantee they had to hold the lunch without me while I cried in the bathroom for 40 minutes Anneli would understand this because Forced to act like a non loner for an extended period loners could lose their minds As deep sea fish die in a shallow tankAlso Anneli understands that the internet is the best thing evah the keyboard is a forest is a meadow is the open sea a habitable planet a pot of gold an island