06/11/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

New York Times To Start Etiquette Column In Sunday Styles

he New York Times' Sunday Styles will launch an etiquette column later this month, and though Philip Galanes, its writer, may not be a household name, it is difficult to imagine someone more primed to write about social mores alongside the sociological trivia, careerist self-revelation and spectator-sport consumption of that section. Galanes is twice graduated from Yale, was an entertainment lawyer at white-shoe firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, has two novels to his name and dabbles as an interior designer. (His work on a town house was featured in a well spread in House & Garden two years ago.)

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