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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Jeanne Martinet's book The Art of Mingling: Proven Techniques for Mastering Any Room. Does the idea of going to a cocktail party make your palms sweat and your mouth go dry? You're not alone: Most people suffer from minglephobia, a secret terror of large parties. Jeanne Martinet's tried-and-true cure is her unique system of techniques and strategies for overcoming social fears.
Jeannie Martinet, author of The Art of Mingling; The Faux Pas Survival Guide; Getting Beyond Hello; Come-Ons, Comebacks and Kiss-offs; Artful Dodging; and Truer Than True Romance, has been a guest on hundreds of TV and radio shows, including the Today Show, the CBS Early Show, and NPR’s Todd Mundt Show. She has been featured in The New York Times, Newsweek, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, TimeOut New York, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Glamour, Salon.com, The Washington Post, and The San Francisco Chronicle. She lives, writes, and mingles in New York City.