Christopher Buckley

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Christopher Buckley


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in The United States
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.

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information.

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: 3.8 · 64,330 ratings · 7,231 reviews · 75 distinct worksSimilar authors
Thank You for Smoking

3.93 avg rating — 12,037 ratings — published 1994 — 35 editions
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Boomsday

3.72 avg rating — 9,508 ratings — published 2007 — 35 editions
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The Relic Master

3.75 avg rating — 5,048 ratings — published 2015
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Supreme Courtship

3.67 avg rating — 4,522 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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No Way to Treat a First Lady

3.79 avg rating — 3,684 ratings — published 2002 — 18 editions
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Little Green Men

3.66 avg rating — 3,507 ratings — published 1999 — 22 editions
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Losing Mum and Pup

3.83 avg rating — 2,958 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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Florence of Arabia

3.63 avg rating — 2,642 ratings — published 2004 — 22 editions
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They Eat Puppies, Don't They?

3.46 avg rating — 2,378 ratings — published 2012 — 20 editions
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Make Russia Great Again

3.69 avg rating — 1,912 ratings — published 2020 — 12 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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The Seasonal Read...: By Blood or Marriage (25.2) 41 383 Aug 24, 2009 02:23PM  
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Challenge: 50 Books: Beth's 50 Books 2010 67 182 Dec 27, 2010 06:37PM  
Challenge: 50 Books: Alex's 50 books in 2010 21 98 Jan 02, 2011 09:54PM  
Challenge: 50 Books: Tabitha's 50 Books A Year (2010)-Reached 50 & Still counting 119 226 Jan 03, 2011 06:11AM  


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