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The art of conversation : a guided tour of a neglected pleasure

Author: Catherine Blyth
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books/Penguin Group, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Blyth
ISBN: 9781592404193 1592404197
OCLC Number: 954963514
Description: 289 p. cm
Contents: Introduction: We need to talk (or for the busy reader, the concise manifesto) --
Hello : on conversation's casting couch --
Small talk, big deal? : on striking up a tune --
Pay heed : on the acrobatics of attention --
The rest is silence : on not speaking --
Fit subjects : on topics in search of good homes --
Into the groove : on steering controls --
Do go on : on wrangling boredom --
Wit to woo : on humour as social engineering --
How to tell a good lie : on the detection of untruths --
Pillow talk : on the languages of love --
The fine art of flattery : on love in measured doses --
Shop talk : on conversation as work --
Choppy waters : on navigating difficult conversation --
Shut-up shop : on how to wage a word war --
Are you receiving me? : on stitching conversation into your life.
Responsibility: by Catherine Blyth.

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