I found this book at a used book sale for $.50 and was excited I found something interesting. I have experienced my share of periods of silence from 40 years of meditation retreats... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Tree Frog John
Not sure if I'm being asked to review the book, or review the product. As a book, it's a riveting read from a brilliant memoirist detailing the experience of living in silence. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Angela Carole Brown
A writer recounts her explorations into the nature of silence and the conflict between the social and inner worlds for those trying to add more silence to their lives. Read morePublished 8 months ago by clahain
Excellent writing. This shows if you're well educated, upper class English & have inheritance you can manage your own manias. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Downtown Pearl
Very thought provoking book. Have to read it in small doses with a lot of silent time to think and reflect. Opened my mind.Published 10 months ago by clk
It was thought provoking to me -- I enjoy silence and appreciated reading Ms. Maitland's very thorough investigations of different types of silences and how people throughout the... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Marci A. Yellin
Maitland explores a topic from so many different points of view--I had no idea that silence could be looked at with such a variety of lenses. Read morePublished 13 months ago by C. Macleod
I love solitude and adored Dale Salwaks' exploration of the topic in: The Wonders of Solitude; however, this was just tedious.
I couldn't finish it.
I could not get into this book. Perhaps people who like the other works by this author rated it highly because they like her writing style and would enjoy everything she writes. Read morePublished 19 months ago by whatever