Emily Post’s Great Get-TogethersCasual Gatherings and Elegant Parties at Home By Anna Post, Lizzie Post

In Emily Post’s Great Get-Togethers, Anna Post and Lizzie Post show readers exactly how to host a successful gathering of any size—enjoyably and effortlessly.

The advice of Emily Post has been a party planning staple for decades. Emily Post’s Great Get-Togethers takes a modern look at social gatherings. It’s aimed at capturing a new generation of experienced and aspiring hosts alike, and it focuses on cultivating a person’s signature party style.

Topics in Emily Post’s Great Get-Togethers include:

  • How to deal with guests on particular diets (vegetarian/vegan)
  • How long to hold dinner if a guest is late
  • What to do if a guest is rude or intoxicated
  • The importance of ambiance—including thoughts on lighting, flowers, and decorations for everything from casual picnics to fancy holiday parties.
  • Creative culinary concoctions—including hors d’oeuvres to die for as well as signature cocktails.

Emily Post’s Great Get-Togethers is full of original ideas and troubleshooting tips to make any celebration spectacular!

Harper Collins

About the authors
Anna Post
ANNA POST is the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, and a co-author of Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th edition. She is also the co-author of The Etiquette Advantage in Business, 3rd editionEmily Post’s Wedding Etiquette, 6th edition, and Great Get-Togethers. Anna previously conducted business etiquette seminars across the country.
Lizzie Post
LIZZIE POST is the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post and a co-author of Emily Post’s Etiquette, 18th edition, Emily Post’s Wedding Etiquette, 6th edition, The Etiquette Advantage in Business, 3rd edition, and Great Get-Togethers. She is also the author of How Do You Work This Life Thing? She is the co-host of Awesome Etiquette, a podcast from American Public Media, and she has spoken across the country sharing etiquette advice about technology, finance, and lifestyle topics.