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Bob Smiley began his writing career as a research assistant to the late, great William F. Buckley, Jr. In 2008, he wrote the sports memoir Follow the Roar, chronicling his journey around the globe as he followed Tiger Woods for every hole of an entire season.

His latest project is the satiric novel Don't Mess with Travis, now out from Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press.

Don't Mess with Travis has been heralded by Kirkus, Booklist, The Dallas Morning News, Steve Forbes and Breitbart.com, who called it "one of the year's best and arguably the most stinging work of political satire since Christopher Buckley's Boomsday."

Smiley continues to write for television and film, having written for network sitcoms as well as for Fox News Channel’s Hal
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Average rating: 3.91 · 135 ratings · 22 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Follow the Roar: Tailing Ti...

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Don't Mess with Travis: A N...

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
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Incredible. A must-read for every boy... or man who wishes he still was.
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Floater by Calvin Trillin
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" Thanks Nelea! Hope the rest of your book club enjoys it too. --Bob "
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
" I'm going through a "Books I Should Have Read But Embarrassingly Never Have" phase. Starting with this one. "
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Slaughterhouse-Five
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George Washington's Sacred Fire by Peter A. Lillback
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The Creature from Jekyll Island by G. Edward Griffin
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Independent of your politics, the story of what happened at Jekyll Island is a captivating one.
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Forgotten God by Francis Chan
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Righteous Indignation by Andrew Breitbart
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