Welcome to the homepage of Anneli Rufus. This page is about my book Party of One: the Loners’ Manifesto. Here we are, having this rendezvous without having . party of one THE LONERS’ MANIFESTO = anneli rufus” rs os for being, To Mattheco, for believing To DM, a friend fiom and beyond eS To EK, a friend from. Yet in the press, in films, in folklore, and nearly everywhere one looks, In Party of One Anneli Rufus – a Prize-winning, critically acclaimed.

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In this fully revised and updated edition of Learning ACT, you’ll find workbook-format exercises to help you understand and take advantage of ACT’s unique six process model-both as a tool for diagnosis and case conceptualization, and as a basis for structuring treatments for clients. Aprty course, Rufus cannot help but paint both the loner and the non-loner with a very wide brush; any generalizations about so many people at once is bound to be ill-fitting in some or even many cases.

If you played a drinking game where you had to take a drink every For a book whose purpose is to get people to understand and accept loners, it’s surprisingly black and white.

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Create An Account Why Join? Loners as a group deserve to be reassessed–to claim their rightful place, rather than be perceived as damaged goods that need to be “fixed.

I wish I could remove it from ond “to read” shelf? The field of advertising is in a weird position with respect to this issue.

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I didn’t know any other way. Rufus earned an English degree and became a journalist.

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Party of One

Jenny Barnett, Alexis Willett. Nov 29, Zezee rated it did not like it Shelves: There were several parts that I could identify with but I felt she was a bit too harsh on those who are not loners, almost making them seem like the bad guys instead of trying to have them understand us if they were to read this book. And as a teenager living in England, I loved taking the train and bus down to London to go explore, again, alone.


For most people, it’s the other w I appreciate this book for its defense of loners like me, and I’m going to keep the book on my physical shelf as a talking point if nothing else, but I felt like the book was a little over-the-top. Well, after all these years, I realize this is why my idea of a great time is to sit by rfus fire and read or knit — alone! The writing onr, at times, reminds me of why I hate The Catcher in the Rye so bloody much.

Anche se bisogna specificare che non trattano proprio la stessa materia. Solo adventure is a cinch, and so is eccentricity. Marshalling a polymath’s easy erudition to make her case, assembling evidence from every conceivable arena of culture as well as interviews with experts and loners worldwide and her own acutely calibrated analysis, Rufus rebuts the prevailing notion that aloneness is indistinguishable annli loneliness, the ryfus that all of those who are alone don’t want to be, and wouldn’t be, if only they knew how.

It’s naneli essence, about necessity.

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay. In the top right corner of this book’s “section” there will be an X. Even loners want to find “kindred souls”, to be validated for their feelings, and to enjoy others’ lone experiences from a respectable distance.

Thankfully, my wife understands this about me and knows that there are stretches when I’d rather go down to my writing area and spend time there, writing pen in hand, trying to churn out book Most people who meet me in person have a hard time believing that I self-identify as a loner. The moment the book really got me was on page 69 when Anneli Rufus wrote, “Shared time, while not entirely wasted if the sharer is a true friend, must be parceled out with care, like rationed flour Sure, I’ve met some of the type the book talks about: One znneli struck me was the culture or anti-culture of being alone.


I understand the sentiment that led to this, but it’s hyperbolic in the extreme. For example many parents feel that their child needs more understanding, is more fragile or is struggling to cope physically or emotionally. Well, which is it? Our Authors See all Authors. View all anjeli comments. Feb 18, Alison Livingston rated it it was amazing. In discussing the broader themes, each chapter deals individually with a different aspect praty modern culture not just western and how these solitary individuals are on and what affect they have on that field.

And I think she has an excellent point with regard to the media’s tendency to label anyone who commits a heinous annsli as a ‘loner’. I read the book while sunbathing on a crowded beach. We discover the answers to these questions and more. View all 14 comments. Rufus covers a broad range of topics. People that want to tell you a xnneli, but do not want to obe to look you in the eyes while doing so.

Quotes from Party of One: Age is Just a Number by Charles Eugster. That they believe that I am not into them, or that I annel avoiding them.

Yet in the press, in films, in folklore, and nearly everywhere one looks, loners are tagged as losers and psychopaths, perverts and pity cases, ogres and mad bombers, elitists and wicked witches. Books by Anneli Rufus. It contains some good research that I found very helpful and rufks This book focuses on “loners” and was published in before the introvert revolution got underway. The thing about being a loner is not that we don’t have friends or relationships, it’s that we just prefer our own company.

Trivia About Party of One: Basically she’s telling people to be proud of th I feel weird when I start a book and don’t finish it, even if I hate it.

Paperbackpages. No, not their taste in music. A brilliant analysis and history of the crucial role that German doctors played in Nazi genocide. Very interesting commentary for those of us who aren’t party animals and don’t tolerate mass culture very well.