- Scott Berkun's Confessions of a Public Speaker takes a different approach to writing about speaking: It takes you behind the lectern and shows you what Scott has experienced, with lessons woven into a more-narrative-than-tips book.
- Cliff Atkinson's The Backchannel: How Audiences are Using Twitter and Social Media and Changing Presentations Forever gets into one of the most creative--and sometimes controversial--phenomena in public speaking and offers lots of practical tips for speakers on handling it.
If you've already dipped into either of these books, share your perspective in the comments...and stay tuned for my reviews!
Monday, December 7, 2009
I've got a growing pile of new books to review on public speaking and am just starting them, but wanted you to know right away about what's on my new-book shelf: