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Conversation Starters

Hip, handy guide for navigating all sorts of social situations

What to Talk About

What to Talk About

By Chris Colin & Rob Baedeker

Illustrations by Tony Millionaire

Hardcover, 160 pages ($14.95, Chronicle Books)

Kindle edition $8.69


Written by a journalist and a comedian with pen-and-ink illustrations by Millionaire, a well-known alternative-style cartoonist, this hip, handy handbook offers a array of conversational suggestions for all sorts of social situations, conveniently broken down into categories for maximum effectiveness: Small Talk, Parties, Friends, Family, Work, Travel, Romance, etc. Sometimes absurdly silly but often downright helpful, it’s a witty navigational tool for anyone who could use a little assistance in meeting the communication challenges of the many social realms in which we must constantly move and maneuver.

—Neil Pond, American Profile Magazine

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