Wry Martinis

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 7, 2011 - Humor - 192 pages
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In 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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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Despite a few sparks of wit, this lightly humorous collection of occasional pieces misfires badly. Unlike many of his colleagues on the right, Buckley (Thank You for Smoking, 1994, etc.) does have a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

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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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 a novelist, essayist, humorist, critic, magazine editor, and memoirist. His books have been translated into sixteen foreign languages. He worked as a merchant seaman and White House speechwriter. He has written for many newspapers and magazines and has lectured in more than seventy cities around the world. He was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor and the Washington Irving Medal for Literary Excellence.

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