Your Feedback Needed — Please Take This Poll About The QUIET Online Book Club


Hi everyone,

In place of my usual Friday reading/listening recommendations, this week I’d like to ask for your feedback on the QUIET Online Book Club. We’ve had some terrific Book Club meetings, and I’d like to make this a regular monthly event, on a set day and time that works for as many of you as possible. I also want to choose book selections that appeal to you. So, can you please answer the following questions?

What Day of the Week Do You Prefer?

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What Time of Day Do You Prefer?

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What Kinds of Books Would You Prefer to Read?

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Any other suggestions? Did the polls provide you with enough options? If you have preferences that weren’t accounted for by the questions above, please let me know by commenting below. All feedback welcome! 

Thanks, and have a great weekend.




  1. Poppy on 09.12.2011 at 17:54 (Reply)

    I’m on the West Coast, and can’t participate until after 6PST most weekdays, so none of the suggested times work well for me. I also would really like a good 3-4 weeks notice of what the book will be so I can request it from the library.

  2. Rachel on 10.12.2011 at 16:56 (Reply)

    I would also like to know which book will read 3-4 weeks so I can request from the library. Also, I think it would be good to read the classics as well.

  3. Jean on 11.12.2011 at 11:11 (Reply)

    How can I access past comments and dialogues about the books you have read?

    1. Susan Cain on 11.12.2011 at 18:56 (Reply)

      Hi Jean. Here is our discussion of “People of the Book,” by Geraldine Brooks, which took place right here on the blog:

      We also had a meeting where we discussed Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson. That one took place on my FB page, and I can’t seem to find the discussion unfortunately.

  4. Patricia on 12.12.2011 at 16:46 (Reply)

    I seem to have a knack for technical book reviews and psychology books that I am being sent so many books to read and review, I am not sure I can participate - I have been reading all your suggestions so far.

    I just wanted you to know I am not missing in action and am reading both here and the books.

    I was wanting to review your book…

    Also starting a new online business WISEEARS dot com my Professional Listening Service and that is starting to take off but it is keeping me extremely busy and paying off for all the effort.

    Thank you for your lovely blog and your wonderful reading choices - classy taste
    and NY style…

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