Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon

A Guide to the Best Time to Buy This, Do That and Go There

by Mark Di Vincenzo

On Sale: 10/06/2009

Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon

A Guide to the Best Time to Buy This, Do That and Go There

by Mark Di Vincenzo

On Sale: 10/06/2009

Format:

About the Book

An enlightening compendium of the best times of day, week, month, and life to do a variety of things — from the serious (money, marriage) to the mundane (taking a nap, walking your dog) — to save time and money in tough economic times. 

Have you ever wanted to know the best day of the week to buy groceries or go out to dinner?

Have you ever wondered about the best time of day to ask someone out on a date—or for a raise?

Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon tells you the best time—of the day, of the week, of the month or of the year—to do almost anything. Do you know:

  1. The best time of day to be operated on?
  2. The best month to buy an iPod?
  3. The best day of the week to avoid lines at the Louvre?
  4. The best day of the month to make an offer on a house?

Get more for your money, maximize your time, take better care of your health and be savvier about your career—all by doing certain things at the right time.

Remember: Timing is everything!

Educator and Librarian Resources

Critical Praise

“Well worth checking out.” - Dayton Daily News

“The breezy little paperback offers hundreds of tips from the former investigative reporter, whose research is evident and sources carefully listed at the end. That keeps the attribution from cluttering up the info, which ranges from sublime to silly.” - Los Angeles Times/Travel blog

“Food for thought.” - Boston Globe

“Sure to liven up a boring cocktail party . . . [W]ill enlighten, surprise, even disappoint you.” - Houston Chronicle

“Straightforward.” - Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Full of amusing and helpful timing tips.” - Sacramento Bee

“Strangely compelling.” - The Guardian

“[Di Vincenzo] doles out advice with practical reasoning . . . [U]seful and interesting.” - Cleveland Plain Dealer

“[Di Vincenzo] gets into the nitty-gritty of why timing really is everything.” - Chicago Tribune

Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061730887
  • ISBN 10: 0061730882
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 10/06/2009
  • Pages: 192
  • List Price:17.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : REFERENCE / Consumer Guides
  • BISAC2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Consumer Behavior
  • BISAC3 : REFERENCE / Personal & Practical Guides

Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon by Mark Di Vincenzo

The broadest selection of online bookstores. The links will take you to the web site's home page.

Other Booksellers

The broadest selection of online bookstores. The links will take you to the Web site's home page.

SELECT:

International Customers

If you are located outside Canada, the best way to order online is to choose from the following bookstores listed by region and country.