Originally Posted by shotzette
Actually, that is something that the author who assisted her with the book, David Smitheren should have taken care of. Or his assistant, the editor, the fact checker (person who is literally paid to take care of stuff like this), or a host of other people.
Don't disagree that any one of these folks could/should have caught that error but why not Miss Williams herself? It's HER book with HER name on it so she should done her best to make sure she spelled her longtime colleague's surname correctly in the first place.