Author Talks: Richard Lederer

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Best-selling author Richard Lederer will offer a hymn of praise to books. Along the way, he'll illuminate the life of author Isaac Asimov, the most prolific and versatile writer in American history.

Richard Lederer is the author of 50 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current book, The Joy of Names. He is a founding co-host of “A Way With Words,” broadcast on KPBS.

Dr. Lederer’s syndicated column, “Lederer on Language,” appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States, including the Union-Tribune. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner.

A book signing will follow the program. All proceeds will benefit the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library.