Is society lacking in etiquette? Most people would say yes, but most people would also actively participate in said lack of etiquette. Lizzie is the great great granddaughter of Emily Post, the master of manners, and has her own podcast on the subject now that Emily is too busy to do it herself.
Malachy made the name McCourt famous, Angela’s Ashes kept it that way, and now Malachy’s performing maintenance, being the sole survivor. But Death Need Not Be Fatal, which is why he wrote a book under that name.