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Winners of February Book Contests: A Good Talk and Prime-Time Health


Winners of Prime-Time Health by William Sears, M.D.

  1. delilah0180
  2. wandanamgreb
  3. retsbar2go
  4. mistyfuji
  5. womackcm
Winners of A Good Talk by Daniel Menaker
shopgurl101
rhoneygtn
r_lapus
wakeupangel
nfmgirl

Congratulations! I’ve contacted the winners and they have until Friday evening to send me their mailing addresses. Thank you for participating and thank you to Hatchette Book Group for sponsoring these giveaways!

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Winners of February Book Contests: A Good Talk and Prime-Time Health


Winners of Prime-Time Health by William Sears, M.D.

  1. delilah0180
  2. wandanamgreb
  3. retsbar2go
  4. mistyfuji
  5. womackcm
Winners of A Good Talk by Daniel Menaker
shopgurl101
rhoneygtn
r_lapus
wakeupangel
nfmgirl

Congratulations! I’ve contacted the winners and they have until Friday evening to send me their mailing addresses. Thank you for participating and thank you to Hatchette Book Group for sponsoring these giveaways!

Book Giveaway: A Good Talk by Daniel Menaker


Anna and Hatchette Book Group are generously sponsoring a giveaway of 5 copies of A Good Talk by Daniel Menaker.

About the Book:
A Good Talk is an analysis of and guide to that most exclusively human of all activities– conversation.

Drawing on over forty years of experience in American letters, Menaker pinpoints the factors that drive and enliven every good conversation: the vagaries (and joys) of subtext; the deeper structure and meaning of conversational flow; the subliminal signals that guide our disclosures and confessions; and the countless other hurdles we must clear along the way. Moving beyond self-help musings and “how to” advice, he has created a stylish, funny, and surprising book: a celebration of “the most excusively human of all activities.”

In a time when conversation remains deeply important– for building relationships, for relaxing, even for figuring out who we are– and also increasingly imperiled (with Blackberries and texting increasingly in vogue), A Good Talk is a refreshing celebration of the subtle adventures of a good conversation.

About the Author, courtesy of the publisher:
Daniel Menaker has been a part of America’s life of letters for almost forty years. As a writer, he has met and talked to thousands of people about their work and their lives. He is widely read and well versed in psychological literature and practices and, as an editor at Random House, has had countless meetings and other exchanges with writers, agents, public figures, and ordinary people. His own writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and Slate; he lives in New York with his wife and their two children.

CONTEST DETAILS:

To enter please share why you’d like to win this book.

Rules:
1. Please include your email address, so that I can contact you if you win. No email address, no entry.
2. You must be a follower to join the contest.

The contest is limited to US and Canada only. No P.O. boxes. The contest ends at noon on February 7, 2010.

Thank you so much to Anna and Hatchette Book Group for sponsoring this giveaway!

Book Giveaway: A Good Talk by Daniel Menaker


Anna and Hatchette Book Group are generously sponsoring a giveaway of 5 copies of A Good Talk by Daniel Menaker.

About the Book:
A Good Talk is an analysis of and guide to that most exclusively human of all activities– conversation.

Drawing on over forty years of experience in American letters, Menaker pinpoints the factors that drive and enliven every good conversation: the vagaries (and joys) of subtext; the deeper structure and meaning of conversational flow; the subliminal signals that guide our disclosures and confessions; and the countless other hurdles we must clear along the way. Moving beyond self-help musings and “how to” advice, he has created a stylish, funny, and surprising book: a celebration of “the most excusively human of all activities.”

In a time when conversation remains deeply important– for building relationships, for relaxing, even for figuring out who we are– and also increasingly imperiled (with Blackberries and texting increasingly in vogue), A Good Talk is a refreshing celebration of the subtle adventures of a good conversation.

About the Author, courtesy of the publisher:
Daniel Menaker has been a part of America’s life of letters for almost forty years. As a writer, he has met and talked to thousands of people about their work and their lives. He is widely read and well versed in psychological literature and practices and, as an editor at Random House, has had countless meetings and other exchanges with writers, agents, public figures, and ordinary people. His own writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and Slate; he lives in New York with his wife and their two children.

CONTEST DETAILS:

To enter please share why you’d like to win this book.

Rules:
1. Please include your email address, so that I can contact you if you win. No email address, no entry.
2. You must be a follower to join the contest.

The contest is limited to US and Canada only. No P.O. boxes. The contest ends at noon on February 7, 2010.

Thank you so much to Anna and Hatchette Book Group for sponsoring this giveaway!