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Daniel Menaker

3.21 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Daniel Menaker
My Mistake (2013)
3.52 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I loved "The Treatment," and was again laughing out loud when the "therapist" reappears here, in this deeply engaging memoir. Menaker's not a warm-sounding man, but he also seems to know that, and reading his memories, I felt the sort of dispassion I feel when discussing myself w...
A Good Talk: The Story and Skill of Conversation (2010)
2.43 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: The history of conversation is given a somewhat thin treatment but is interesting nevertheless. Considering that the topic could and does fill multiple volumes it is hardly a fatal flaw. The rest of the book deals with a taped conversation the author has and he uses the transcrip...
Good Talk (2010)
2.44 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I disliked this book a lot. I picked it up on a whim, thinking it would help me get rid of some of my social awkwardness. This book didn't affect my social skills at all. "A Good Talk: The Story And Skill of Conversation" is filled with nothing but cheap jokes and common sense si...
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