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Robin Abrahams is the “Miss Conduct” columnist for The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine and writes the “Socially Scientific” column for the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research. A research associate at Harvard Business School, she has also worked as a stand-up comedian and holds a doctorate in psychology. She and her husband, Marc Abrahams, the founder of the Ig Nobel Prizes, live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Welcome to the Real World of Etiquette||p. 1|
|You Are What You Eat: Food||p. 15|
|Mad (About) Money: Finances||p. 41|
|Happy Holidays: Religion||p. 74|
|She Said, He Said: Sex and Relationships||p. 106|
|Mother, May I?: Children||p. 142|
|Private Parts: Health||p. 170|
|The Best Friend: Pets (and Other Passions)||p. 196|
|Conclusion: The Principles of Thoughtful Engagement||p. 219|
|A Note to the Reader||p. 245|
|Appendix: Recipes for the Soul||p. 247|
|Bibliography: Improve Your Mind over Manners||p. 251|
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