International bestselling author, Nikki Gemmell bring us an essay on the power of quiet in a shouty world. Gemmell makes the case for why quiet and its companion, a calm acceptance of things as they are, is quietly doing the rounds in this belligerent age. 'The shock of quiet. Why we need it more than ever now. How to glean it, hold on to it, and recalibrate within it.'
Nikki Gemmell is the author of nine novels and four works of non-fiction. Her books have been translated into 22 languages. She is a columnist for The Australian.