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Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive
Goldstein, Noah J.

$18.99 $8.69

Small changes can make a big difference in your powers of persuasion What one word can you start using today to increase your persuasiveness by more than fifty percent? Which item of stationery can dramatically increase people's responses to your requests? How can you win over your rivals by inco...


The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law 2018
Associated Press

$29.99 $8.69

The style of The Associated Press is the gold standard for newswriting. With The Associated Press Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which the agency's writers and editors are famous.Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest chang...


Talk to Me: How to Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers, and Interview Anyone Like a Pro
Nelson, Dean

$21.00 $7.99

Interviewing is the single most important way journalists (and doctors, lawyers, social workers, teachers, human resources staff, and, really, all of us) get information. Yet to many, the perfect interview feels more like luck than skill - a rare confluence of rapport, topic, and timing. But the ...


How to Speak How to Listen
Adler, Mortimer J.

$18.51 $8.69

Drawing on decades of experience as educator and philosopher, Mortimer J. Adler gives the reader a short course in effective communication filled with the Adler wisdom and wit. Both instructive and practical, How to Speak/How to Listen will be invaluable to everyone: salespeople and executives i...


How Language Works
Crystal, David

$26.44 $9.39

In the author's own words, "How Language Works is not about music, cookery, or sex. But it is about how we talk about music, cookery, and sex-or, indeed, anything at all." Language is so fundamental to everyday life that we take it for granted. But as David Crystal makes clear in this work of unp...


We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter
Headlee, Celeste

$33.50 $12.99

Today most of us communicate from behind electronic screens, and studies show that Americans feel less connected and more divided than ever before. The blame for some of this disconnect can be attributed to our political landscape, but the erosion of our conversational skills as a society lies wi...


Do I Make Myself Clear? A Practical Guide to Writing Well in the Modern Age
Evans, Harold

$22.49 $7.99

A wise and entertaining guide to writing English the proper way by one of the greatest newspaper editors of our time. Harry Evans has edited everything from the urgent files of battlefield reporters to the complex thought processes of Henry Kissinger. He's even been knighted for his services to j...


Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Turkle, Sherry

$35.95 $14.39

Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity - and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And y...


Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn't Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom, and the Classroom
Fish, Stanley

$18.50 $7.29

Filled with the wit and observational prowess that shaped Stanley Fish’s acclaimed bestseller How to Write a Sentence, Winning Arguments guides readers through the "greatest hits" of rhetoric. In this clever and engaging guide, Fish offers insight and outlines the crucial keys you need to win any...


The Emoji Code: The Linguistics Behind Smiley Faces and Scaredy Cats
Evans, Vyvyan

$37.00 $2.39

Drawing from disciplines as diverse as linguistics, cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience, The Emoji Code explores how emojis are expanding communication and not ending it.For all the handwringing about the imminent death of written language, emoji - those happy faces and hearts - is no...


Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn't Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom, and the Classroom
Fish, Stanley

$24.99 $8.69

Filled with the wit and observational prowess that shaped Stanley Fish’s acclaimed bestseller How to Write a Sentence, Winning Arguments guides readers through the "greatest hits" of rhetoric. In this clever and engaging guide, Fish offers insight and outlines the crucial keys you need to win any...


Why We Don't Talk to Each Other Anymore
Locke, John L.

$21.00 $5.79

Email, voice mail, fax machines, beepers. Technology is overwhelming us with information, driving out the sound of human voices. In this witty and intelligent book, prominent psycholinguist John Locke takes a hard look at what we are really missing as intimate forms of self-expression vanish.


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