Originally Posted by GeoffR
Thanks davidfor, so Kobo is not reading the "file-as" information, but its sorting of the author names is very good, better than your examples suggest, even with multiple authors (except for the two word last name). For example sorting by author gives this ordering:
Yes, you are right. I just checked and "Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle" is between "China Mievelle" and "Jack O'Connell". I was working from memory for that
Overall, it looks like the sorting works well. The two part surnames look to be the only issue.