Essential Etiquette Books Southerners Should Always Have on Hand
Emily Post's Etiquette, 19th Edition: Manners for Today by Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning
To buy: $45, amazon.com
Emily Post’s Etiquette, the go-to source for all things manners, gets a few updates in its must-read 19th edition.
Emily Post’s Essential Manners for Men: What to Do, When to Do It, and Why, 2nd Edition by Peter Post
To buy: $14.99, amazon.com
This elegant book offers a guide to decorum for gentlemen navigating business, dating, and all of the occasions life brings.
Kids' Guide to Manners: 50 Fun Etiquette Lessons for Kids (and Their Families) by Katherine Flannery
To buy: $9.35, amazon.com
This family-centric manners guide helps to encourage confidence and proper behavior through a fun tone that resonates with kids.
Modern Etiquette for a Better Life: Master All Social and Business Exchanges by Diane Gottsman
To buy: $15.99, amazon.com
Diane Gottsman, the founder of The Protocol School of Texas provides answers to all social- and business-related etiquette questions in this practical guide.
Modern Manners: Tools to Take You to the Top by Dorothea Johnson and Liv Tyler
To buy: $19.99, amazon.com
From the founder of The Protocol School of Washington and her granddaughter comes this handy book of etiquette for professionals navigating the working world.
Mr. Boddington's Etiquette: Charm and Civility for Every Occasion by Mr. Boddington’s Studio
To buy: $18.95, amazon.com
This witty guide is a wonderful contemporary resource, and it’s full of charming illustrations too.
The Amy Vanderbilt Complete Book of Etiquette, 50th Anniversary Edition by Nancy Tuckerman and Nancy Dunnan
To buy: $40, amazon.com
The much-loved Amy Vanderbilt etiquette guide gets a polish for its 50th anniversary edition—a must-read for those who love to study protocol.
The Little Book of Etiquette by Dorothea Johnson
To buy: $5.95, amazon.com
This compact etiquette book is a convenient addition to handbags and is written by the founder of The Protocol School of Washington.
The Mere Mortal's Guide to Fine Dining: From Salad Forks to Sommeliers, How to Eat and Drink in Style Without Fear of Faux Pas by Colleen Rush
To buy: $12.95, amazon.com
If you have questions about dining etiquette and table manners, this is the book you need on your bookshelf.
Tiffany’s Table Manners for Teenagers by Walter Hoving
To buy: $17.99, amazon.com
In this little book, the former chairman of Tiffany's of New York provides a guide to the basics of dining and entertaining etiquette.
50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know Revised and Expanded: What to Do, When to Do It, and Why by John Bridges and Bryan Curtis
To buy: $16.99, amazon.com
This best-selling guide is an etiquette book written for young men who aspire to be manners-minded gentlemen their whole lives long.
365 Manners Kids Should Know: Games, Activities, and Other Fun Ways to Help Children and Teens Learn Etiquette by Sheryl Eberly
To buy: $15, amazon.com
This book is written for kids and makes the basics of etiquette and manners as fun to read as they are fun to learn.