The Art of Civilized Conversation

This pleasant little book declares itself to be a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace—and that it does. It's a delightful read for those looking to polish their speaking skills and offers practical advice on topics like:

  1. Greetings and introductions

  2. Body language

  3. 10 rules of good conversation

  4. Rescuing oneself from conversation blunders

  5. Conversations with all kinds of people

  6. Online conversations

  7. Graceful apologies

  8. Conversation starters (and stoppers)

  9. Being a gracious hostess

The authors share practical and entertaining advice about finding the right words for any situation—even the most difficult.

This book isn't just for professional communicators, but is a good book for anyone aspiring to be a better conversationalist. Buy it here