Wry Martinis

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 7, 2011 - Humor - 192 pages
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n the most inebriating humor book of the year, the author of Steaming to Bamboola and The White House Mess goes straight for the funny bone with essays and mischief that includes such gems of gullibility as the pope's appearance on Oprah, O.J. Simpson's search for a new apartment, the true story behind Whitewater, and so much more. Illustrations.


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This collection of magazine articles by Buckley ranges from satire to introspection. In one of his works the author describes the frustrations of Captain Kirk (from Star Trek) who faces his greatest ... Read full review

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It has been, or is about to be, truly said that all compilations of periodical writings, even the best, lose something of their flavor, their immediacy, or whatever when put between the covers of a ... Read full review

Contents

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HouseGuest Hell
The ThreeMartini Debate
Yowl
Royal Eavesdropping
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The New FlyFishing Books
The Hunt for Red in October

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About the author (2011)

Christopher Buckley is the pen name of Christopher Buckley. He divides his time between the bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and the koi pond, which serves as a sushi bar for the benefit of herons. When not cursing herons, he plants expensive bulbs for the winter nourishment of the abundant local squirrel population. His next book is "Game of Drones", a candid and sure-to-be-controversial account of his experiences deploying miniature unmanned aerial vehicles in his yard "for purposes of deterrence and, to be honest, revenge.

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