This study challenges the widely-held view that success in personal relationships is the only key to happiness. It argues that we pay far too little attention to some of the other great satisfactions of life - work and creativity. In a series of biographical sketches it demonstrates how many of the creative geniuses of our civilization have been solitary, by temperament or circumstance, and how the capacity to be alone is, even for those who are not creative, a sign of maturity.
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Review: Solitude: A Return to the SelfUser Review - Mark Anthony Anthony - Goodreads
The most difficult read I have ever chosen for my own consideration but very rewarding. The author is deceased and I feel very worthy of much more herald for his life's contribution to behavioral literature. Read full review
Review: Solitude: A Return to the SelfUser Review - DJ Seifert - Goodreads
"If life is to continue, one cannot linger forever in a state of oceanic tranquility. One of the major themes of this book has been that man's adaptation to the world is the result, paradoxically, of ... Read full review