Christopher Howse

Men Behaving Courteously

Sorry! The English and Their Manners

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John Murray 392pp £19.99 order from our bookshop

Have hat manners evaporated entirely, just at the moment when men’s hats have become fashionable again (trilbies and pork-pie hats in addition to the common baseball cap)? A generation or two without hats have left men with no idea how to use them, no idea even that there should be rules.

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