“If you don’t have something nice to say, say something not-so-nice in a nice way” and more advice await in The New York Times bestselling author Helen Ellis' collection of short essays.
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"I loved it." – Ann Patchett
The bestselling author of American Housewife ("Dark, deadpan and truly inventive." —The New York Times Book Review) is back with a fiercely funny collection of essays on marriage and manners, thank-you notes and three-ways, ghosts, gunshots, gynecology, and the Calgon-scented, onion-dipped, monogrammed art of living as a Southern Lady.