Best Books on Social Skills

Great books on social skills, communication, and relationships that will help you successfully connect with the people around you.

Social Skills

Whether we like it or not, we all have to interact with other people. And if we want to continue to grow, this interaction becomes a necessity.

This means we need to know how to make a good impression, connect with others, and build strong relationships.

Here I’ve collected the best books I’ve read on relationships and social skills that have had the greatest impact on me, my work and my personal life.

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  1. Communication and Negotiation
  2. Charisma and Confidence
  3. Relationships
  4. Voice and Speech
  5. Storytelling Skills
  6. Relationship Psychology
  7. More Social Skills Books

Best Books on Social Skills

So here’s a list of the best relationship and social skills books I’ve read that help me interact and connect successfully with others.

I hope these books will help you too.

Communication and Negotiation

Everything is Negotiable

Gavin Kennedy


How to Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carnegie

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Just Listen

Mark Goulston

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Start with No

Jim Camp

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Charles Duhigg

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Charisma and Confidence

The Charisma Myth

Olivia Fox Cabane

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Cues: Master the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication

Vanessa Van Edwards

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What Every Body Is Saying

Joe Navarro

eBook Print | Audiobook

The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs

Carmine Gallo

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The Art of Loving

Erich Fromm

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How to Not Die Alone

Logan Ury

eBook Print | Audiobook

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

John Gottman

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Your Brain on Porn

Gary Wilson

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The 5 Love Languages

Gary Chapman

eBook Print | Audiobook

Voice and Speech

Anatomy of the Voice

Theodore Dimon

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The Voice Book

Kate DeVore

eBook Print

Storytelling Skills

On Writing

Stephen King

eBook Print | Audiobook

Storytelling with You

Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

eBook Print | Audiobook

The Perfect Story

Karen Eber

eBook Print | Audiobook

Building a StoryBrand

Donald Miller

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Matthew Dicks

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Relationship Psychology

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Robert B. Cialdini

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Discovering NLP

John James Santangelo

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The Art of Rhetoric


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NLP: The Essential Guide to Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Tom Dotz, Tom Hoobyar

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No More Mr. Nice Guy

Robert Glover

eBook Print | Audiobook

More Social Skills Books

Never Split the Difference

Chris Voss

eBook Print | Audiobook

The Definitive Book of Body Language

Barbara Pease, Allan Pease

eBook Print 


Robert McKee

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«Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage»

— Lao Tzu


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