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About the Author: Jay Heinrichs

Jay Heinrichs is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Thank You for Arguing, published in 12 languages. A third edition is available July 4. The leading modern work on rhetoric, it has been taught in more than 3,000 college rhetoric classes and countless AP English Language & Composition classes. It is one of the top ten books assigned to undergraduates at Harvard.

The book has been published in six languages and released in a new edition. He has also authored Word Hero, a book on figures of speech, tropes, and “witcraft.”

Jay maintains the popular rhetoric and language websites and websites In addition, he holds frequent Skype-ins with classes that use his book.

When he’s not spreading the gospel of rhetoric, Jay conducts content strategies and persuasion workshops for clients as varied as the Wharton School of Business and NASA. Middlebury College named him a Professor of the Practice of Rhetoric and Oratory. Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine did a not altogether flattering portrait of him titled Jay Heinrichs’s Powers of Persuasion.

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What Cicero, Shakespeare and the Simpsons Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion by

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Paperback, Published in Jul 2017 by Penguin

ISBN10: 0141986166 | ISBN13: 9780141986166

Page count: 457


Your ultimate guide to the art of winning arguments, in a brand new edition

Everyone is always trying to persuade us of something: politicians, advertising, the media, and most definitely our families. Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. With all the wisdom of the ages, from classical oratory to contemporary politics and pop-culture, Thank You For Arguing shows you how to win more than your fair share of arguments, as well as:

>How to shine at work, avoid speeding tickets, and outwit argumentative partners
>Cicero's secrets to moving an audience, Donald Trump's savvy speechmaking, the art of giving a TED talk
>Tactics like Setting Your Goals, Making Them Like You, Gaining the High Ground
>Defuse an angry accuser and benefit from your own mistakes
>The art of rhetoric, from eloquence and friendship to wit and irrefutable logic

Written by one of today's most popular online language experts, Thank You For Arguing is brimming with time-tested rhetorical tips and persuasion techniques that will change your life. And that's not hyperbole.

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