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DR. P.M. FORNI is an award-winning professor of Italian Literature at Johns Hopkins University. In 2000 he founded The Civility Initiative at Johns Hopkins and over the years has continued to teach courses on the theory and history of manners. His book Choosing Civility (2002) has sold more than 100,000 copies. Reports on his work have appeared on The New York Times, The Times of London, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. He has been a on a number of radio and television shows, including ABC's World News Tonight, CBS Sunday Morning and BBC's Outlook. For years he was a regular on-the-air contributor to the Baltimore NPR affiliate station and the nationally syndicated radio show The Satellite Sisters.
I think I read all of it. There was a campaign at least at my son's school based on this book. It was read during a time of heavy interest in books telling how to live your life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by WriteOn
This should be required reading for every high school and college student…simple rules of how to behave civilly in the world.Published 1 month ago by Sabre
Should be required reading for students of all ages -- high school, college, and beyond. Lots to learn and think about.Published 2 months ago by Marg Mojzak
This was bought as a gift for a friend of mine. Although I did read the Rules! Helped my friend and I learn how to be better people!Published 3 months ago by harlowlori
The civility guidelines were well stated, but I felt the anecdotes that went along with each one seemed to drag on too leg.Published 3 months ago by Jane Cera
If you work with toxic people, some good thoughts on how to survive.Published 3 months ago by Ronald L. Frakes Jr.
A great look at what is civility and why it is important to the communities in which we live.Published 3 months ago by Jay A