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Party of One: The Loners’ Manifesto

Not to mention some of the reviews by real loners did not like it. Open Preview See a Problem?

For any loner reading this book like methe delightful rush of recognition and agreement with line after line and point after point is pure pleasure. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Anneli Rufus, Party of One: The Loners’ Manifesto

It’s about essence, about necessity. Loners keep to themselves, and like it that way. And there are many more like me out there.

This book tells many of their stories manifesti much more. Nov 29, Zezee rated it did not like it Shelves: Not just want but need, the way tuna need the sea. In the top right corner of this book’s “section” there will be an X. Again, this doesn’t mean I’m anti-social – far from it – but I am very careful about where and how and how often I expend my energy to be in the presence of others for long stretches. Which means we are at our best, as Orsino says in “Twelfth Night,” when least in company.


I love going out to drink with friends, but after, I stay up an almost equal amount of time, just to have to myself. Apr 02, Marsha rated manidesto it was amazing Shelves: I have to give the energy.

Such a simple concept. There weren’t any smaller ones, and the sea of tables crammed into the huge ring the booths made were too close together to bear. Click the X and hit “ok” in the …more Go to your “to read” bookshelf. Her premise is that loners don’t have to apologize for being who we are, and that being a loner in itself doesn’t constitute pathology.

It was, although I believe it was meant for the absolute extreme definition of the word “loner”, and not the watered-down, almost villainous version that appears in society today. Dec 17, Courtney Ficker rated it liked it Shelves: He scored the winning goal and he’s a loner! Dickinson, who stayed home for manifetso years and wrote two thousand poems of startling passion.

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Anche se bisogna specificare che non trattano proprio la stessa materia. To paraphrase that Boston song, more than a feeling. Crazy Horse, whom his own Sioux tribe called “The Strange Man” but loved him for his laconic air of mystery. When I do encounter those people who think all loners are perverts or future serial killers, I kind of want to rant at them too.


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. I prefer not to give this one a rating. The book has mad Until I started reading this book, on Monday, I had previously held the misconception that I was defected for not being more social. Surely they rely on facts.

So don’t be offended when I ask you, maybe quite bluntly, to leave me alone! And I was listening to the moody songs of Manifesyo Molinawhich my friend Claudio first recommended to me. This book focuses on “loners” and was published in before the introvert revolution got underway. For a book whose purpose is to get people to understand and accept loners, it’s surprisingly black and white.

Party of One: The Loners’ Manifesto by Anneli Rufus

This book covers that, and for that insight alone I thought this was a worthwhile read. They see me as pretty gregarious and comfortable in most social situations, even among total strangers. The mob makes definitions and assigns identities based on the sorts of clues loners do not provide.

I appreciate this book for its defense of loners like me, and I’m going to keep the book on mahifesto physical shelf as a talking point if nothing else, but I felt like the book was a little over-the-top.