About the Book Titled “Talking Cure: An Essay on the Civilizing Power of Conversation”

From a Wall Street Journal book review by Danny Heitman headlined “”Talking Cure’ Review: The Joys of Spirited Conversation”:

As we’ve often been told, the art of conversation is on life support, ravaged by the excesses of technology. Hooked to our phones and laptops, or so the theory goes, we’ve lost the true gift for gab. Sherry Turkle, one of many writers who have noted the problem, weighed in with her book “Reclaiming Conversation,” in 2015. “We hide from each other even as we’re constantly connected to each other,” Ms. Turkle told readers. “For on our screens, we are tempted to present ourselves as we would like to be.”