One of France’s doyennes of taste and tact, Nadine de Rothschild, shares her secrets on how to seduce, succeed, get along with your mother-in-law or step-family, host a celebrity, be a perfect guest, say no, write a letter, create the perfect seating chart, and more. Even the most insecure socialite need fret no more: Nadine brings us all her wherewithal, charm, and experience, and gives practical and encouraging advice sprinkled with entertaining personal anecdotes. If new technology has created some gray areas in etiquette, de Rothschild is quick to erase any doubts about what is and is not done. She has advice on how to retain elegance in the face of high tech, in particular in the use of email and cell phones. Fear not, the baroness is at your side.