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How to be alone

Author: Sara Maitland
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2014. ©2014
Series: School of life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Our fast-paced society does not approve of solitude; being alone is literally anti-social and some even find it sinister. Why is this so when autonomy, personal freedom and individualism are more highly prized than ever before? Sara Maitland answers this question by exploring changing attitudes throughout history. Offering experiments and strategies for overturning our fear of solitude, she helps us to practise it  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Maitland
ISBN: 0230768083 9780230768086
OCLC Number: 868947643
Description: 162 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Being alone in the twenty-first century --
Rebalancing attitudes to solitude --
The joys of solitude --
Conclusion --
Homework.
Series Title: School of life.
Responsibility: Sara Maitland.

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This new series of The School of Life's self-help books build on the strengths of the first, tackling some of the hardest issues of our lives in a way that is genuinely informative, helpful and Read more...

 
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