The Conversations: 66 Reasons to Start Talking

The Conversations: 66 Reasons to Start Talking

by Olivia Fane

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780099581987
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 04/01/2015
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,293,042
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

OLIVIA FANE has endured one divorce, married two husbands, been awarded three M.A.s in Classics, Social Work and Theology, written four novels, and given birth to five sons. She lives in Sussex.

Table of Contents

An introduction 1

1 On happiness 5

2 On the soul (according to plato) 9

3 On suicide 13

4 On fortune-telling 17

5 On jock 21

6 On being locked in the lavatory 25

7 On violence 29

8 On three made-up words 34

9 On being a partner 40

10 On vanity 43

11 On loneliness 46

12 On infidelity 50

13 On art 56

14 On growing apart 63

15 On being loved 68

16 On fame 71

17 On having needs 76

18 On socialism 79

19 On jealousy 85

20 On personal space 89

21 On saxons and gypsies 92

22 On infatuation 95

23 On running out into a summer storm, naked 100

24 On plato 103

25 On changing your mind 107

26 On torture 110

27 On parties 113

28 On humiliation 115

29 On education 117

30 On free will 122

31 On bullying 126

32 On the difference between power and freedom 129

33 On being irritated 132

34 On jewellery 134

35 On identity 137

36 On ghosts 142

37 On suffering 146

38 On sex 150

39 On environmentalism 153

40 On god 157

41 On human rights 160

42 On body parts, dead or alive 163

43 On flirting 167

44 On charity 170

45 On parentood 174

46 On forgiveness 177

47 On touch 180

48 On nagging 184

49 On depression 187

50 On snogging 191

51 On the morality of shopping 194

52 On immortality 198

53 On mirrors 200

54 On democracy 203

55 On lying 207

56 On trust 210

57 On therapy 213

58 On love 220

59 On step-families 227

60 On feminism 231

61 On the difference between laziness and relaxation 236

62 On death 240

63 On euthanasia 244

64 On aspiration 247

65 On joining in 252

66 On cooking 257

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