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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.

The Art of Civilized Conversation: A Guide to Expressing Yourself with Style and Grace

I read it again quickly. Jun 25, Ty rated it it was ok.

And, while the information is valuable and the narration excellent, it is hard to take in large doses. I read this book three years ago. I’ve been trapped in some pretty dull conversations.

She said, “Huh, I always thought of myself as a quiet person. This is not quite as good as Dale Carnegie or Miss Manners although it’s basically artta offspring of their philosophiesbut very useful, concise, and to the point. May 18, Steve Walsh rated it really liked it.

I liked the section on how to have conversations with people with disabilities and the section on how to speak with people of different ages. Open Preview See a Problem? Holly gave me this book.

But as someone who is prone to the faults of interrupting and talking too much about myself, this was a good reminder and I enjoyed it as a quick little read. It pretty much reminds you that to be an artful conversationalist, you have to navigate it out of those murky waters of, “ums, and so It also includes handy little sidebars on the various kinds of difficult conversational personalities, s This is not quite as good as Dale Carnegie or Miss Manners civiliazte it’s basically the offspring of their philosophiesbut very useful, concise, and to the point.


Sep 03, Susan rated it liked it Shelves: One of these friends has been described by a mutual friend as having an aversion to still air and this friend does talk incessantly. But to each’s own. Author Margaret Shepherd clearly pinpoints the traps and falls of rude conversation and aptly suggests remedies to that.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is a great handbook for those of us who are naturally socially awkward. Worth a read for anyone looking to avoid being a bore at any party.

The book is basic, but that is what I was looking for Perhaps it conversagiei out only family communication. Apr 29, Susan rated it it was ok Recommends it for: I’ve found civiliizate attending many holiday parties 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.

A good book is one that does not drain me, but wets my appetite and subtlety encourages me to read even more. This book is very good at providing basics in polite conversation.

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Don’t start a conversation with, “you’ve put on some weight,” don’t tell a mother that her newborn looks like E. I took this out from the library in a hope to help me find ways to have better conversations. Two stars for a few almost-interesting tricks about how to approach conversations in a different-than-usual way, but that’s about it.


Anyone not raised by apes should already have enough couth to realize what this book is advocating. Beyond that, this book presents valuable tips for conversation as well as new approaches to situations you may yet to have mastered. And yet making conversation is a highly practical skill: Oct 06, Bookworm rated it liked it Recommends it for: I don’t think that it was uber helpful because most of what was said was common sense: 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.

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Cobuz, Adina

Even when I point this out to her – it doesn’t sink in that she’s talking and NOT listening. Maybe it was just not the right week for me to read this, but I was not impressed and do not think it offered me anything of value. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I really liked the quality of her narration. The book’s information was extremely basic don’t be dull, don’t be rude, don’t interruptand isn’t going to turn a bore into conveesatiei charmer or a wallflower into a sparkler. In large doses it was a sleep-aid.

As Robert Louis Stevenson said, “The most important art is to omit”; the key to being a master conversationalist is to listen at least as much as you talk. I love you, Kika! No trivia or quizzes yet.