Every day we use our mobiles and computers to communicate, but ironically we are losing touch with face-to-face talk.
Catherine Blyth reveals the endless possibilities of conversation and shows that when it works it can come close to heaven.
With examples from Elizabeth I to Tommy Cooper, courtesans to nomads, The Art of Conversation is full of tips on listening, the perfect handshake, talking shop and surviving conversational bores.
Be it sharing a joke with a stranger, sparking a new idea or just letting off steam with a friend, there are infinite adventures to be had if you break the ice and say hello ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: John Murray General Publishing Division
- Publication Date: 03/09/2009
- Category: Social interaction
- ISBN: 9781848541665