Christopher Buckley





Christopher Buckley

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December 24, 1952

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Christopher Buckley graduated cum laude from Yale University in 1976. He shipped out in the Merchant Marine and at age 24 became managing editor of Esquire magazine. At age 29, he became chief speechwriter to the Vice President of the United States, George H.W. Bush. Since 1989 he has been founder and editor-in-chief of Forbes Life magazine.

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He is the author of twelve books, most of them national bestsellers. They include: The White House Mess, Wet Work, Thank You For Smoking, God Is My Broker, Little Green Men, No Way To Treat a First Lady, Florence of Arabia, Boomsday and Supreme Courtship.

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Average rating: 3.74 · 34,727 ratings · 4,005 reviews · 49 distinct works · Similar authors
Thank You for Smoking
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 8,384 ratings — published 1994 — 25 editions
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Boomsday
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 7,339 ratings — published 2007 — 29 editions
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Supreme Courtship
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 3,205 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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No Way to Treat a First Lady
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 2,537 ratings — published 2002 — 19 editions
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Little Green Men
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 2,483 ratings — published 1999 — 16 editions
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Losing Mum and Pup
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 2,253 ratings — published 2009 — 14 editions
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Florence of Arabia
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 1,895 ratings — published 2004 — 17 editions
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They Eat Puppies, Don't They?
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 1,511 ratings — published 2012 — 16 editions
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The White House Mess
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 838 ratings — published 1986 — 11 editions
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 431 ratings — published 1998 — 17 editions
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“That's the beauty of argument, if you argue correctly, you're never wrong.”
Christopher Buckley

“How many times had those awful words - "I know what I'm doing" - been uttered throughout history as prelude to disaster? ”
Christopher Buckley, Supreme Courtship

“Oil they would buy from anyone. From Satan.”
Christopher Buckley, Florence of Arabia
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