The 10 Best Public Speaking Books

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The Art of Public Speaking
Speaking Up Without Freaking Out
The Quick and Easy Way to Effec...

Since the initial publication of this wiki in February of 2018, we've made 10 edits to this page. Few people are born with the innate ability to stand in front of a huge crowd and deliver a flawless address. For those who need a little help before putting their voice and ideas out there, these books on public speaking will help you hone your skills for any engagement. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best public speaking book on Amazon.

10. The Art of Public Speaking

9. Talk Like TED

8. The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking

7. How to Deliver a TED Talk

6. Speaking Up Without Freaking Out

5. Do You Talk Funny?

4. Steal The Show

3. Give Your Speech, Change the World

2. Confessions of a Public Speaker

1. Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences


Christopher Thomas
Last updated on March 05, 2018 by Christopher Thomas

Building PCs, remodeling, and cooking since he was young, quasi-renowned trumpeter Christopher Thomas traveled the USA performing at and organizing shows from an early age. His work experiences led him to open a catering company, eventually becoming a sous chef in several fine LA restaurants. He enjoys all sorts of barely necessary gadgets, specialty computing, cutting-edge video games, and modern social policy. He has given talks on debunking pseudoscience, the Dunning-Kruger effect, culinary technique, and traveling. After two decades of product and market research, Chris has a keen sense of what people want to know and how to explain it clearly. He delights in parsing complex subjects for anyone who will listen -- because teaching is the best way to ensure that you understand things yourself.


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