In this section I will record what I think are the top three or four books dealing with each of the speeches as well as public speaking in general. If you have any books that you think should be included in this list, please mention them in your comments.
Scott Beckum, Confessions of a Public Speaker
Shirley Nice, Speaking for Impact
Craig Valentine, The Nuts and Bolts of Public Speaking
B Is for . . .
Cordelia Fine, A Mind of Its Own
Robert Burton, On Being Certain
Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, The Invisible Gorilla
S Is for . . .
Doug Stevenson, Story Theater Method
John Truby, The Anatomy of Story
Jim Loehr, The Power of Story