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Product Details

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; 2 edition (May 8, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062080415
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062080417
  • Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #73,162 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

In Essential Manners for Men, etiquette expert Peter Post tackles the issues of real concern for today's man, enabling him to make the right decisions about what to do and say in every situation that counts, whether in daily life, social life, or on the job. Sharp, savvy, and sensible—filled with accessible sidebars, tips, and stories from the author's own experiences—this classic New York Times bestselling handbook has been updated to reflect the realities of our modern times with all new material, including:

  • Social media: social networking, gaming, and the world of online dating
  • Communication in person: greetings, handshakes, and how to make the all-important good first impression
  • Communication on-the-go: texting, e-mailing, and using smart phones
  • Life changes: dealing with bumps in the road, from divorce to layoffs
  • Weddings: the man's role, from groom to best man to usher, and the changing nature of the bachelor party
  • Entertaining, dining, tipping

Also: Sportsmanship • Parenting • Sharing living space with a roommate, spouse, or significant other • Navigating the business dinner • Throwing a great party or being a perfect guest . . . and much more.

About the Author

PETER POST is a director of The Emily Post Institute, Inc., and author of five etiquette books, including the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men. As the creator and primary presenter of Emily Post Business Etiquette programs, Peter leads business seminars for companies both in the United States and abroad. Since 2004, he has authored the Boston Sunday Globe's weekly question-and-answer business etiquette advice column, "Etiquette at Work." One of Emily Post's four great-grandchildren, Peter is a sought-after etiquette expert for television, radio, and print media interviews. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in marketing, communications, design, and education, and holds a master's degree in fine art from the Pratt Institute and a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.


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Peter Post is a director of The Emily Post Institute and author of five etiquette books, including the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men. As the creator and primary presenter of Emily Post Business Etiquette programs, Peter leads business seminars for companies both in the United States and abroad. Since 2004, he has authored The Boston Sunday Globe's weekly question and answer business etiquette advice column, "Etiquette at Work." One of Emily Post's four great-grandchildren, Peter owns a marketing and public relations agency. He has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, communications, design and education, and holds a master's degree in fine art from Pratt Institute and a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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In fact , the first 100 pages I found to be worth nothing at all .
Larry
Excellent, comptempory read on enhancing and developing better communicating skills and refining coarse conduct.
Alfred
This book is written in a style that is easy to read and is not off putting in any way.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By S Perret-Gentil on June 25, 2012
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This book was interesting to me because of the source and my recent exposure to etiquette lessons. The book is very relatable as a man, and very clear.

The author wrote it in a manner that any man who is conscious of proper behavior can relate to. And it it is very pertinent and easy to follow.

This book will be helpful in your relationships with all the ladies in your life. From your daughter to your mother-in-law.
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I bought this for my 20- something son. it succeeds in being non threatening, conversational, but quite comprehensive. it constantly refers to a survey of women and their expectations of men, which gives it a more objective air.not too long. Recommended.
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This books gives information of being a gentleman that has been lost. Funny, engaging and such practical insights in manners for today's men.
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13 of 20 people found the following review helpful By pulitzer reader on July 5, 2012
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I purchased this book as a gift for my grandson upon his graduation from 8th grade. (I also got him a desk/work station so I'm not THAT geeky!) I read parts of the book before giving it to him, however. For the most part, it contains helpful information and good advice that EVERY MAN should know but is sorely lacking in many adult men and most young adult men that I've encountered. Mostly, it reminds us that manners and etiquette are designed to make a person more comfortable in any given situation because it offers guidance on how to act and what to do around others so they are also comfortable and feel respected. Open doors for women and elderly, put the toilet seat down, clean up after yourself, etc. Also good advice on how to be a family man/father. When dealing with dating and women, however, it uses the "Significant Other" approach rather than spouse or girlfriend. It tells a guy to keep his living quarters clean and neat, especially his bathroom and bedroom, because "You never know when a date may wind up back at your place for the evening/night." If you do not condone this type of activity, you will need to have a discussion with the young adult to reinforce your family's morals/standards. Otherwise, good information.
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Enjoyed some of the advice, will put the advice to practice! I recommended this book to anyone that is interested in manners...
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Alfred on June 10, 2012
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Excellent, comptempory read on enhancing and developing better communicating skills and refining coarse conduct. Peter Post's research about men's matters count. I enjoyed reading this book.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jeremy B. Blevins on October 22, 2013
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I don't know that I learned much new in reading this book, but it was an enjoyable read and a good reference.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Edith Coleman on April 25, 2014
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The great grandson of the iconic manners maven Emily Post has come up with a clear, definitive guide to contributing to and coping with citizenship in these currently confusing mores of the 21st century and all the accoutrements thereof (office ettiquette, e-mail, cell phones, etc.), and with plenty of well-placed humor. Peter Post is to be commended for being able to pull off such a daunting job without sounding preachy. I bought it for my sons' use.
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