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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.
P.M. Forni is a professor of Italian Literature and also of Civility, at Johns Hopkins University.
Like loyalty, like kindness, like every human trait that helps us make our way through this world, civility will always be valued, hence it will always be timeless.
I am sure Forni would readily agree we want as many people as possible from all walks of life to pick up this book and read it cover to cover!
This book has proven to be incredibly helpful for me as I've come to the fairly painful realization that even though I think I'm fairly polite, I'm not as considerate and caring as... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jorin M. Slaybaugh
Had me thinking about trying to act with civility for weeks.Published 1 month ago by John Tol Broome Jr.
This is an interesting read, I'm actually reading through it for one of my uni classes and I'm not disappointed at all about paying for this book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jeremy Cummings
Good title, but rather boring. Nothing new for a 65-year-old. I was hoping for ideas on how to pass civility on to younger people, but the only way seems to be by example and hope... Read morePublished 2 months ago by VelWil
Awesome book. My son read this book and recommends that all high school student ought to read this. Maybe make it part of the Board of Education cirriculum. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Emma
Must read for everyone! Society would be much better!Published 3 months ago by Intune with the Universe
It's a book that should be included on the must read lists of all our young students. It focuses on the specific actions that can help our families to start a generational change... Read morePublished 3 months ago by A. Ricardez