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Judith Martin

Judith Martin, born a perfect lady in an imperfect society, is the author of the “Miss Manners” columns and best-selling books, two novels, and a travel book on Venice. She and her husband live in Washington, DC.

Books by Judith Martin

  1. Book CoverMiss Manners Minds Your Business

    “Both a sad and hilarious commentary on the state of the modern workplace.”—New York TimesMore

  2. Book CoverMiss Manners' Guide to a Surprisingly Dignified Wedding

    Bride and mother-of-the-bride rebel against today’s monster weddings and explain how weddings can be charming, affordable—and excruciatingly correct.More

  3. Book CoverMiss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior

    Freshly Updated

    An indispensable manual to navigating life from birth to death without making a false move.More

  4. Book CoverNo Vulgar Hotel: The Desire and Pursuit of Venice

    “Add No Vulgar Hotel to the list of books you must read before you come to Venice.”—Donna LeonMore

  5. Book CoverStar-Spangled Manners: In Which Miss Manners Defends American Etiquette (For a Change)

    "Wonderfully wicked....A bracingly sensible guide to living peaceably together."—Francine Prose, ElleMore