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Best Public Speaking Books You Should Enjoy

There are countless Public Speaking courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

The Art of Public Speaking (International Edition) (2019)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoyISBN: 9781260548099 is an International Student Edition of The Art of Public Speaking 13th Edition by Stephen Lucas This ISBN 9781260548099 is Textbook only. It will not come with online access code. Online Access code (should only be purchased when required by an instructor ) sold separately at ISBN 9781260412888 The content of of this title on all formats are the same.
Author(s): Stephen Lucas

PUBLIC SPEAKING – Speaking like a Professional: How to become a better speaker, present yourself convincingly and increase your self-confidence through successful communication (2019)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoyIf you want to be successful these days, you have to master the art of communication! Only those who present themselves authentically and argue wisely can achieve their goals – whether at work or in their private lives. The book teaches you how to use to playfully improve your speaking and persuasion skills in order to finally get what you want in life.
Author(s): Julius Loewenstein

Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds (2015)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoyIdeas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED―which stands for technology, entertainment, and design―brings together the world’s leading thinkers.
Author(s): Carmine Gallo

TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking (2017)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoySince taking over TED in 2001, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, spreading knowledge, and promoting a shared dream.
Author(s): Chris Anderson

The Art of Public Speaking (Communication) Standalone Book (2014)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoyNOTE: This is a Standalone book and does not include Access card/ Code.The Art of Public Speaking personalizes learning for every student no matter who they are or where they are, ensuring that they come to your public speaking class confident, prepared with the principle foundations, and ready to participate in your teaching and coaching.
Author(s): Stephen E Lucas

Public Speaking: Finding Your Voice (10th Edition) (2014)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoyThis top-selling, comprehensive introductory public speaking title highlights and develops the theme of “Finding Your Voice.”  It helps students develop as speakers and as people, as they gain presentation skills and confidence, discover causes that interest and engage them, and give them a sense of purpose.  This theme reinforces the book’s primary goal of helping students to become better communicators in their classrooms, workplaces and communities.
Author(s): Michael Osborn , Suzanne Osborn , et al.

Public Speaking (10th Edition) (2017)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoyFor courses in Public Speaking outlines a comprehensive process for new public speakers to ensure they continually connect to their listeners. Authors Steven and Susan Beebe emphasize the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech-making process. By focusing student attention on the dynamics of diverse audiences, ethics, and communication apprehension, the text narrows the gap between the classroom and the real world.
Author(s): Steven A. Beebe, Susan J. Beebe

How to Develop Self-Confidence and Influence People by Public Speaking (2017)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoyDiscover how to become the best public speaker you can be with this valuable and accessible guide from the world famous Dale Carnegie!Drawing on Dale Carnegie’s years of experience as a business trainer, this book will show you how to overcome the natural fear of public speaking, to become a successful speaker, and even learn to enjoy it.
Author(s): Dale Carnegie

Public Speaking: Choices and Responsibility (2016)

 Best Public Speaking Books You Should EnjoyPUBLIC SPEAKING: CHOICES AND RESPONSIBILITY, 2e delivers a practical, up-to-date resource that will sharpen your public-speaking skills and empower you to make the best choices for your speech audience and situation. Hands-on applications enable you to analyze what you learn and immediately put it into practice. The Second Edition includes new coverage of Monroe’s Motivated Sequence, discussions of TED talks and PechaKucha, extended treatment of fallacies, and expanded emphasis on outlining.
Author(s): William Keith, Christian O. Lundberg

Best Public Speaking Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some public speaking books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Adventure of Public Speaking

Author(s): Bobette Bushnell, Melanie Morgan, Jennifer Hall, Lindsey B. Anderson
ID: 3302560, Publisher: Van-Griner Learning, Year: 2022, Size: 207 Mb, Format: pdf

The Art of Public Speaking

Author(s): Dale Carnegie
ID: 2241329, Publisher: PRABHAT PRAKASHAN PVT Limited, Year: 2021, Size: 538 Kb, Format: epub

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS: The Nine-Keys Guidebook for Developing the Art of Persuasion through Public Speaking, Social Intelligence, Verbal Dexterity, Charisma, and Eloquence

Author(s): King, Dale
ID: 2893564, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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