Who is Miss Abigail?

Abigail Grotke
Silver Spring, MD
email: missabigail at missabigail dot com
twitter: @DearMissAbigail

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Miss Abigail has a collection of over 1,000 classic advice books, spanning from 1822 to 1978 and covering a variety of topics, from love and romance to etiquette and charm. The collection sparked the idea for this site, then a book, Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating, and Marriage, which has inspired an Off-Broadway production of the same name!


Archive for March, 2009

Mr. America

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

There’s a new biography out, by Mark Adams, about one of my favorite authors, Bernarr Macfadden.

It’s called How Muscular Millionaire Bernarr Macfadden Transformed the Nation Through Sex, Salad, and the Ultimate Starvation Diet.

The Post had a review today – I haven’t read the book yet but plan to pick up a copy!

Birds and the Bees Poll

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

My brother’s site iBrattleboro.com has a fun poll this week: I learned the most about ‘the birds and the bees’ from…

My response was “books” of course. Yours?