Richard Lederer, Ph.D., is the author of more than thirty books on the English language, including "Anguished English, A Man of My Words, Comma Sense, "and, most recently, "Word Wizard." His syndicated column "Looking at Language" appears in newspapers and magazines nationwide, and he frequently appears on radio as a language commentator. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Simone van Egeren.
"Richard Lederer is the true King of Language Comedy. His "Anguished English" books are the funniest books I have ever read." - Sidney Sheldon"Someone should declare Richard Lederer a national treasure."- Anne Merriman, "Richmond Times-Dispatch""Only Richard Lederer could make the complete decline of the English language so entertaining."- Mike Reiss, Emmy Award-winning writer and producer of "The Simpsons""Richard Lederer's delight in English is itself delightful--and contagious!"- Edwin Newman, author of "I Must Say""Richard Lederer has done it again--another delightful, witty, and hugely absorbing celebration of the English language. Is there no stopping this man?"- Bill Bryson, author of "A Walk in the Woods"