A few photos from Wordstock last weekend.
Paul Brians discussed Common Errors in English Usage in his presentation:
My old friend from high school and all the intervening years, J.otto Seibold, was there. He read from his book, Olive the Other Reindeer:
Which makes him kind of like Laura Bush:
. . . or like former Treasury Secretary John Snow.
But not really. J.otto is not like Laura or John. For one, he luxuriates in the Franklin, Beedle booth:
And he hangs out with Bart King, author of The Big Book of Boy Stuff and The Big Book of Girl Stuff (plus the newly-released reworking of his book on Portland architecture):
Here's one last view of the Franklin, Beedle booth, designed as ever as a living room: