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Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of Everyday Life by Lynne Truss

After the success of her bestselling Eats, Shoots & Leaves, Lynne Truss turns her attention to manners, or rather, the lack thereof. With Talk to the Hand, she chronicles the rudeness and lack of manners that permeates society, and the effects it has on us all. Her approach to tackling this menace is to first identify it in all of its different forms, although she's quick to also note that pointing out rudeness usually begets more of the same. Lynne Truss also tries to show what a world would be like if manners were predominant. Talk to the Hand has received mixed reviews with The Independent saying, "Talk to the Hand does occasionally read like a thank-you letter extended ambitiously to the second side of the notepaper. Yet it addresses an important subject with intelligence and humour, and for that we should certainly be grateful."
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