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Books

Conversation:

The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier and Happier
Susan Pinker
August 25, 2015
ISBN-10: 0307359549
ISBN-13: 978-0307359544
In her surprising, entertaining and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience and longevity.

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Oct 4, 2016
by Sherry Turkle
ISBN-10: 0143109790
ISBN-13: 978-0143109792
Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity—and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
Paperback – November 7, 2017
by Sherry Turkle
ISBN-10: 0465093655
ISBN-13: 978-0465093656
Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illusion of companionship, gathering thousands of Twitter and Facebook friends, and confusing tweets and wall posts with authentic communication. But this relentless connection leads to a deep solitude. MIT professor Sherry Turkle argues that as technology ramps up, our emotional lives ramp down. Based on hundreds of interviews and with a new introduction taking us to the present day, Alone Together describes changing, unsettling relationships between friends, lovers, and families.

The World Café: Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations That Matter
April 10, 2005
Juanita Brown  (Author),‎ David Isaacs (Author),‎ World Cafe Community (Author)
ISBN-10: 1576752585
ISBN-13: 978-1576752586
The World Cafe is a flexible, easy-to-use process for fostering collaborative dialogue, sharing mutual knowledge, and discovering new opportunities for action. Based on living systems thinking, this innovative approach creates dynamic networks of conversation that can catalyze an organization or community’s own collective intelligence around its most important questions.

Dialogue: The Art Of Thinking Together
Hardcover – September 14, 1999
by William Isaacs
Emphasizes the importance of a successful dialogue to successful business operations, explaining how the “art of thinking together” can be used to create a communication bridge in organizations and communities.
ISBN-10: 0385479999
ISBN-13: 978-0385479998

Social Psychology:

The Principles of Psychology, Vol. 1 Paperback – June 1, 1950
by William James (Author)
ISBN-10: 0486203816
ISBN-13: 978-0486203812

Interaction Ritual – Essays on Face-to-Face Behavior
1st Pantheon Books ed Edition
by Erving Goffman (Author)
ISBN-10: 0394706315
ISBN-13: 978-0394706313

The Hidden Dimension
(Anchor Books a Doubleday Anchor Book) 27th printing Edition
by Edward T. Hall (Author)
ISBN-10: 0385084765
ISBN-13: 978-0385084765

Behavior in Public Places: Notes on the Social Organization of Gatherings
Reissue Edition
by Erving Goffman (Author)
ISBN-10: 0029119405
ISBN-13: 978-0029119402

Mirroring People: The New Science of How We Connect with Others
1st Edition
by Marco Iacoboni (Author)
ISBN-10: 0374210179
ISBN-13: 978-0374210175

Community

The Art of Community: Seven Principles for Belonging
Paperback – September 12, 2016
by Charles Vogl
ISBN-10: 1626568413
ISBN-13: 978-1626568419

Visual Thinking/Meetings/Conversations

Visual Meetings: How Graphics, Sticky Notes and Idea Mapping Can Transform Group Productivity
Paperback – August 9, 2010
by David Sibbet
ISBN-10: 0470601787
ISBN-13: 978-0470601785

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers
by Dave Gray
ISBN-10: 0596804172
ISBN-13: 978-0596804176

Rapid Problem Solving with Post-It Notes Paperback – July 22, 1997
by David Straker
ISBN-10: 1555611427
ISBN-13: 978-1555611422

Attention

The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads Paperback
September 19, 2017
by Tim Wu
ISBN-10: 0804170045
ISBN-13: 978-0804170048