Originally Posted by kiwidude
I am not sure how you are adding your books, but have you tried the "Swap author firstname and lastname" option in Preferences->Adding books?
I just tried it with a sample, and it didn't seem to help. Whether that option was ticked or not, author name was shown as "Price, Willard".
One other point - if the option did work, it'd have to edit books not bought at Amazon, since it's only books bought from Amazon that have this issue.