GQ How to Win at Life - The Expert Guide to Excelling at Everything You Do

Author(s): Charlie Burton

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Essential skills from the best-selling men's magazine on looking sharp and living smart.

Based on personal expertise, interviews with foremost authorities and wisdom from GQ's editors, Charlie Burton shows men how to win at fashion, sport, food and drink, work, romance, travel -- well, everything.

Eight chapters comprising 75 entries cover life's must-have skills. Bold illustrations highlight the succinct step-by-step instructions that will guarantee success. The essentials include:

1. Food and Drink

  • How to barbecue perfectly using science

  • How to make the definitive Dirty Martini

  • How to cook a steak like a top chef

  • How to taste wine like a sommelier

2. Friends and Lovers

  • How to dance without looking like a dad

  • How to buy a diamond like a dealer

  • How to undress with style

  • How to make the first kiss count

  • How to start a conversation

3. Showing Off

  • How to sing like a professional musician

  • How to saber champagne the Laurent Perrier way

  • How to fool anyone with a magic trick

  • How to dive into a pool

4. Sports and Fitness

  • How to free dive like a merman

  • How to hit an unreturnable squash serve

  • How to warm up

  • How to take a power nap

5. On the Move

  • How to sleep on a night flight

  • How to pack a suit

  • How to work a heel-toe shift while driving

  • How to light a campfire without fail

6. The Unexpected

  • How to escape a sinking car

  • How to survive a dog attack

  • How to land a plane

  • How to drive from the passenger seat

  • How to jump from a height

7. Style Secrets

  • How to spot a fake Rolex

  • How to tie a foolproof bow tie

  • How to keep your sneakers immaculately white

  • How to fold a t-shirt properly

8. Work and Career

  • How to pull an all-nighter

  • How to nail office politics

  • How to shine shoes to impress

  • How to hide a hangover

  • How to ace an interview.

For 30 years, GQ has been the premier magazine for millions of men around the world. GQ How To Win At Life brings the best in one handsome package.


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781784724580
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Mitchell Beazley
  • : September 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Charlie Burton
  • : Hardback
  • : 224