Table Manners

Table Manners

How to Behave in the Modern World and Why Bother

Book - 2016
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Table Manners is an entertaining and practical guide to manners for everyone and every occasion. Whether you are a guest at a potluck or the host of a dinner party, a patron of your local bar or an invitee at a state dinner, this book tells you exactly how to behave: what to talk about, what to wear, how to eat. Jeremiah Tower has advice on everything: food allergies, RSVPs, iPhones, running late, thank-yous, restaurant etiquette, even what to do when you are served something disgusting. With whimsical line drawings throughout, this is "Strunk and White" for the table.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780374272340
Branch Call Number: 395.54 T653A
Characteristics: 148 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: VanderPloeg, Libby - Illustrator


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Jul 05, 2017

An enjoyable read. It was interesting to see modern changes noted...not all of which I agree.

Jan 26, 2017

Witty and with many helpful tips & reminders. You can read through this book in no time, but it contains lots of guidance about being a good guest or host.


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