Fully revised and updated - with her trademark wit and practicality, Jeanne Martinet hands over the keys to feeling at ease in any social situation.
Jeanne Martinet is the author of eight books, including The Art Of Mingling, which has sold more than 150,000 copies and been published in ten countries. She has been featured in such publications as The New York Times, Salon, The Boston Globe, Glamour and The Washington Post. She has shared her humour and mingling know-how on many TV and radio shows, including The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, NPR's Morning Edition and WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show. She lives in New York City.
"Ms. Martinet believes in mingling the way some people believe in yoga. To her it is a discipline and form of exercise to be practiced on a regular basis." --The New York Times"Jeanne Martinet's amusing guide contains nifty ideas designed to get the flower off the wall and into circulation." --Letitia Baldridge"The Art of Mingling takes the intimidation out of party scenes, whether they are business-related or social." --Publishers Weekly"Jeanne Martinet is an expert at navigating parties." --New York Daily News"Martinet has developed techniques for working any event with ease." --Chicago Tribune"Jeanne Martinet has come to the rescue of wallflowers everywhere with The Art of Mingling...a book full of witty one-liners." --Daily Mirror (UK)"If your idea of absolute terror is a room full of strangers at a party...then you'd benefit from The Art of Mingling." --Single Life Magazine"Anyone who reads [The Art of Mingling] will end up being the belle of the ball....I love it. I love it. I love it." --Marjabelle Young Stewart"Having all my life dreaded social mingling with an ever increasing unease, I will now carry The Art of Mingling with me wherever I go, knowing I will no longer be at a loss for words." --J. P. Donleavy"Boy, do I need Jeanne Martinet's The Art of Mingling... (Martinet notes astutely that we have atrophied mingling muscles.) No more holding up the wall at American Library Association functions!" --Library Journal (editors' pick!)