Dick Cavett's fourth book in 40 years left plenty to talk about. KUVO book reviewer Dr. Robert Greer called Cavett "a mover and shaker with a sharp and sometimes biting wit." Greer take on Cavett's new book, Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments and Assorted Hijinks: "a first rate bookend to his 1970 memoir."
Cavett's interviews with Groucho Marx, Johnny Carson, Muhammed Ali, Steve Jobs and many others are recounted in the book's 288 pages. "Cavett was a master at controlling the conversations he had, be they musicians, writers, artists, or public figures.