On the next Books & Beyond, we have a very special guest. Richard Lederer is probably the most famous English teacher around. Actually, he's much more than an English teacher. See below for a short biographical statement. If you wish to check out his web site, just point your browser to www.verbivore.com. About Richard Lederer Richard Lederer Bio Statement bar Richard Lederer is the author of more than 30 books about language and humor, including his current book, Word Wizard. Dr. Lederer's syndicated column, "Looking at Language," appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been elected International Punster of the Year and been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer. He is language columnist for The Toastmaster, Pages, and the Farmers' Almanac and, with Martha Barnette, hosts a one-hour radio show, "A Way with Words," on public radio each weekend. Richard Lederer has been named Golden Gavel winner by Toastmasters International and Celebrity in Action by the San Diego Foundation for Educational Achievement. Now see below for the participation link. To participate in the taping of Books & Beyond, go to > www.ourplace.acbradio.org > and click on the politics room. If this is your > first time, your computer will download the appropriate software to allow > the virtual chat room to function. Just follow the prompts and enter the > room and join the discussion. > To listen to the stream, go to > www.acbradio.org > , click > on the mainstream page and choose your player and connection speed. You > should begin hearing the stream shortly. > We tape the show every Thursday morning at 0 hours UTC, or Wednesday > evening at 8pm EST. > The show is streamed every Sunday morning at 1 hour UTC or Saturday evening > at 9pm EST. > After the show, please write to > bonnie@xxxxxxxxxxxx with your feedback.