Today we welcome Mary Norris, the Comma Queen, back on the air with us to discuss her latest book, Greek to Me. The book traces her journey learning the Greek language and falling in love with Greece, its literature, and its culture.
Mary Norris joined the editorial staff of The New Yorker in 1978 and was a copy editor and proofreader there for many years. She is the author of Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen (W.W. Norton, 2016) and Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen (W.W. Norton, 2019). You can listen to her previous appearance on A Public Affair here.