Wry Martinis

Front Cover
Random House Publishing Group, Sep 7, 2011 - Humor - 192 pages
33 Reviews
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.

From the Hardcover edition.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: Wry Martinis

User Review  - Robin - Goodreads

79s/80s/90s Buckley. I suspect many of these essays would be laugh-out-loud funny to my parents, to pick a random example. Like so many things, I understand that it's funny, I'm just not sure why. (I ... Read full review

Review: Wry Martinis

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

This was my first Christopher Buckley and it certainly motivated me to read more of his works. Read full review


HouseGuest Hell
The ThreeMartini Debate
Royal Eavesdropping
00 1200 1200
The New FlyFishing Books
The Hunt for Red in October

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

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.

Bibliographic information