The author argues that conversation is essential to our development as fully civilised human beings. Zeldin wants to change the way people think about themselves and their history and as a result of this change the way they behave towards one another. A source of ideas about what conversation is and has been. Based on Zeldin's RADIO FOUR series.
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Review: Conversation: How Talk Can Change Our LivesUser Review - Wayne - Goodreads
I stopped reading this some time ago because it depressed me. ZADOOOKS !!!!!! NOW, I have just entered into the final chapter. So, WHAT has changed ???? Obviously the book hasn't, so obviously (yet ... Read full review
Review: Conversation: How Talk Can Change Our LivesUser Review - Mark - Goodreads
A British philosopher looks at the demise of conversation and the implications for society at large. The most ominous result is that no one talks to strangers and we confine our conversations almost ... Read full review