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Richard Lederer - 'The Joy Of Names'

Come experience an afternoon of reading and conversation with the always entertaining Richard Lederer as he shares from his newest book, "The Joy of Names."

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

Almost everyone on earth has a name. In "The Joy of Names," Richard Lederer reveals all you need to know about first names, baby names, last names, nicknames, cruel and unusual names, movie stars' names, presidents' names, eponymous names, names from myths, authors' pseudonyms, and other fascinating facts about names.

Registration is encouraged. Two hours free parking with validation.

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