People

Susan Cain

Susan Cain is the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can’t Stop Talking, which is being translated into over thirty languages. Her writing has appeared in the The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. Cain has also spoken at Microsoft, Google, the U.S. Treasury, and West Point. Her record-smashing TED talk has been viewed over 3 million times, and she has appeared on national broadcast television and radio including CBS “This Morning” and NPR’s “All Things Considered”.  She is an honors graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School, and lives in the Hudson River Valley with her husband and two sons.

MARS HILL AUDIO Journal

Volume 114

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Guests on Volume 114: Susan Cain, on how the 20th-century displacement of character by "personality" encouraged Americans to sell themselves (and marginalize introverts); Brad S. Gregory, on the danger of assuming that previous epochs of history have no lasting influence, and how unintended consequences of the Reformation shrunk Christian cultural influence; David Sehat, on why the story of religious liberty in America is more complicated than is often acknowledged; Augustine Thompson, O.P., on the myths and realities of St. Francis of Assisi; Gerald R. McDermott, on how love and beauty are more fundamental in the thought of Jonathan Edwards than the image of an angry God; and Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, on lessons in The Scarlet Letter about wise ways of reading complex texts.