Patricia T. O'Conner is the author of Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English. With almost 500,000 copies in print, Woe Is I has been hailed by writers.com as "possibly the most popular book on grammar ever published." It was followed by Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About WritingYou Send Me: Getting It Right When You Write Online (written with her husband, Stewart Kellerman). Pat's most recent book is Woe Is I Jr., for 9- to 12-year-olds. She is a regular monthly guest on public radio station WNYC in New York. She was an editor at The New York Times Book Review for many years. Visit her website, grammarphobia.com.