The curmudgeon's guide to getting ahead : dos and don'ts of right behavior, tough thinking, clear writing, and living a good life / Charles Murray.
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- ISBN: 9780804141444
- Physical Description: 144 pages ; 19 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Crown Business, 
In the course of this pithy and powerful book, Murray tells us the proper etiquette for email, how to stop using such overused and fuzzy phrases as "reaching out" and "sharing", his thoughts on piercings and tattoos and proper dress, the importance of rigor in language and good writing, why being judgmental is good, and other curmudgeonly pieces of wisdom and advice. He suggests how to stand out at work (work long hours when you are young and unencumbered by family and other obligations), when to use strong language and when to avoid it, and offers a bare-bones usage primer on how to avoid confusing words like "advice" and "advise," which look or sound similar, but have distinct meanings.-- Provided by publisher.
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Charles Murray is the W.H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.  He first came to national attention in 1984 with his book Losing Ground.  His subsequent books include In Pursuit, The Bell Curve (with Richard J. Herrnstein), What it Means to Be a Libertarian, Human Accomplishment, In Our Hands, Real Education, and the national bestseller Coming Apart.  He received a bachelor's degree in history from Harvard and a Ph.D. in political science from MIT.  He lives with his wife in Burkittsville, Maryland.