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Most of the book is common sense, but it was a good refresher and I picked up some tricks I’ll try. Did it help me? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Beyond that, this book presents valuable tips for conversation as well as new approaches to situations you may yet to have mastered. I’ve been trapped vonversatiei some pretty dull conversations. This is the first book I have listened to with narration by Donna Postel and she did rata outstanding job with a pleasant, expressive voice, well-modulated delivery and no trace of the pedantic.

Jun 29, Cindy rated it liked it. Refresh and try again. When the banter gets too sassy in my house, my scold is usually something like, “Hey, we don’t talk to one another like TV and mov Holly gave me this book.

For those intimidated by the complexity of personal interaction, or those simply looking to polish their speaking skills, The Art of Civilized Conversation is a powerful guide to communicating in an endearing way. What I thought it was going to be was an interesting examination of how to have deeper, more fulfilling conversations. Want to Read saving…. Feb 16, Stephanie rated it liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


It’s a nicely written and practical little manual. A good, refining read, although I wish a second edition would be written with an expansion of internet and electronic conversational etiquette, which the authors only touched upon lightly.

But as someone who is prone to the faults of interrupting and talking too much about myself, this was a convegsatiei reminder and I enjoyed it as a quick little read. I enjoyed reading it; it was a quick read.

Jan 31, Tess rated it liked it Shelves: At dinner, my civilizahe said “Gee, he sure is nice but he sure talks a lot” – to which I responded “Hello, Pot? A good book is one that does not drain me, but wets my appetite and subtlety encourages me to read even more.

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Jun 10, Blanca rated it liked it Recommends it for: While the book offers some great tips for polishing up your formal conversations, the author insists that all conversations, even between friends, be almost completely devoid of strong opinions. But the next two books I read with Kindle did not have that defect. We don’t come from families who are talented in this area! I do not agree with everything it advises, but the generalities are solid. For me – this book was very interesting because it identifies bad habits – such as talking too much and not listening, but other traits as well.

Fortunately, the situations and responses that Shepherd does include cover so many areas so well that it’s worth re-reading with a highlighter in hand. Looking forward over the table of contents, Ch. Aug 30, Cat civllizate it artx it. One of my resolutions this year was to be better at conversation: Oct 06, Bookworm rated it liked it Recommends it for: In The Art of Civilized Conversationauthor Margaret Shepherd offers opening lines, graceful apologies, thoughtful questions, and, ultimately, the confidence to take conversations beyond hello.


Makes you think about things in more detail and consider the comfort of others, which, if you’re as typically selfish as I am, is fantastic. Much of the advice given is, for most of us, cohversatiei sense. But to each’s own. I read this book three years ago. But I recommed this book to people who feel awkward in public, and when in diificult situations such as at funerals.

I enjoyed the quotes, which makes me want to read even more.

I have a hunch that the title appeared on a “Listscription” as I read quite a lot on the subject of workplace, social intelligence and mentoring. I’ve found myself attending many holiday conversatie this month, and I have made a conscious note to remember some of the conversation basics presented in this book before I went out to the social gatherings.

I took this out from the library in a hope to help me find ways to have better conversations. The upside of this book are new flashes of wisdom here and there in the book that would just about benefit everyone if they were implemented.

The author does offer some clever advice for coming up with conversation starters: Dec 22, Ariane rated it it was ok.