“Tannen combines a novelist’s ear for the way people speak with a rare power of original analysis....Fascinating.”—Oliver Sacks, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and The Mind’s EyeIn That’s Not What I Meant!, Deborah Tannen, renowned communication expert and author of the New York Times bestsellers You’re Wearing THAT? and You Just Don’t Understand, explores how conversational styl...
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Reissue, Reprint edition (July 5, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.5 x 8 inches
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Just looking at relationships as a constant negotiation between involvement and independence would be enough of an insight to make this book worth it, but there was so much more. I enjoyed her dissection of status (power vs. solidarity), insights int...
or break interpersonal relationships at home, at work, or at play. Fans of her books and the healthily curious reader interested in popular psychology, feminism, linguistics, or social sciences will be fascinated by Tannen’s remarkable insights into unintentional conversational confusion. That’s Not What I Meant! is an essential guide to recognizing and adjusting what we say and how we are saying it in order to strengthen or save a relationship.