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Christopher Taylor Buckley is an American political satirist and the author of several novels. He is the son of William F. Buckley Jr. and Patricia Buckley.

After a classical education at the Portsmouth Abbey School, Buckley, like his father, graduated from Yale University, as a member of Skull and Bones. He became managing editor of Esquire Magazine and later worked as the chief speechwriter for Vice President George H. W. Bush.

His novels include God Is My Broker, Thank You for Smoking, Little Green Men, The White House Mess, No Way to Treat a First Lady, Wet Work, Florence of Arabia, Boomsday, and, most recently, Supreme Courtship.

2 Programs

Christopher Buckley In Conversation with Calvin Trillin

05.18.09 | 00:11:14 min | 4 comments

Uncommon Knowledge: Christopher Buckley

09.18.08 | 00:29:15 min | 0 comments