Alan Garner has taught hundreds of Conversationally Speaking workshops. He is the coauthor of Lifers for Adult Children.
I have a little trouble sometimes maintaining a conversation, and small talk really isn't my forte. I don't ordinarily buy self-help books, but I read the reviews of this one and... Read morePublished on Oct. 8 2003 by Dylan Mantini
I'll keep it short. It's one of the best book I'd ever read. While reading it, my personality started to change, for the better. Read morePublished on July 3 2003
If you have problems starting conversations or keeping them going, this is a very helpful book. However, it's not a panacea- to improve your conversational skill you'll have to... Read morePublished on April 25 2003 by James Schoonmaker
I highly recommend this book to people who feel either shy or awkward in social situations. I feel that I have gotten a great deal of useful information out of this book.Published on Feb. 27 2003 by tzefirah
I'm so grateful that I read this book. I think it's way more professional than "The fine art of small talk". It has an inside-out analysis of conversational behaviors. Read morePublished on Nov. 30 2002 by "hummingwhale"
If you frequently find yourself unable to think of anything to say, or anything worthwhile to say, buy this book. Read morePublished on Nov. 29 2002 by "highschoolsucksalot"
It was worth a long wait! I started reading this book as soon as it arrived. I'm a very shy person who is self conscious and hate social gatherings(which is why I bought this... Read morePublished on Oct. 21 2002 by "kateyoshida"
Conversation is key to meeting others & establishing relationships with them. And this book does a tremendous job exploring the aspects of conversation. Read morePublished on Oct. 15 2002 by Mike Fisher