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Best-selling author, social and political satirist Christopher Buckley to speak at Vanderbilt University Oct. 19
Vanderbilt University News - Christopher Buckley, hailed as “the quintessential political novelist of his time” by Fortune magazine, will give a public lecture at Vanderbilt University Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.

Tickets for the event go on sale today. Buckley’s talk will be held in the ballroom of the Student Life Center located at 310 25th Ave. S. on Vanderbilt’s campus. Buckley will also sign books at the Vanderbilt Bookstore from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The university’s Speakers Committee, a student-run organization, is sponsoring the event.

General public tickets will be available through Ticketmaster at 615-255-9600 or General admission tickets are $10. Tickets are
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The Seattle Times

Christopher Buckley's 'The Judge Hunter': a hoot of a tale with some serious points to make
The Seattle Times
Christopher Buckley is one of the sharpest, most wickedly funny, big-hearted political satirists we've got. He is nominally a conservative — he formerly wrote speeches for then-Vice President George H.W. Bush and, not coincidentally, is the son of ...

The Federalist

America's Best Satirical Novelist Embraces Historical Fiction With Hilarious Results
The Federalist
Christopher Buckley, the heir of William F. Buckley Jr., the founder of National Review and the “St. Paul of the conservative movement,” has spent the past four decades crafting a flourishing career from the absurdities of American politics. But the ...

The Yale Politic

An Interview with Peter Robinson, Former Presidential Speechwriter
The Yale Politic
Christopher Buckley was then writing speeches for Vice President George H.W. Bush. Bill said get in touch with Christopher– “you like writing, you like politics, Christopher may know of a job somewhere as a speech writer.” So I did. I flew back to the ...


Data Sheet—Tech's Leaders Should Heed Employee Outrage With Prudent Response
Christopher Buckley's The Judge Hunter is simultaneously silly and informative, a delightful romp through colonial America. Love and Ruin, Paula McLain's fictionalized account of war correspondent Martha Gellhorn's short, tumultuous marriage to Ernest ...


A Good Quality, Good Yielding Healthcare Play
Given the rising proportion of the U.S. population that has and continues to attain senior-citizen status, and the high demand for health care services of all kinds among seniors, you'd think this would be a no-brainer investment opportunity. Money and ...

Washington Post

The timely message in Christopher Buckley's historical novel
Washington Post
To call Christopher Buckley's “The Judge Hunter” civilized, light entertainment must sound almost damning just now. We live in an age of passionate intensity, when the ideal of moderation seems as dead as Aristotle, when everything must be ...

The American Conservative

TAC Bookshelf for the Week of June 25
The American Conservative
Or maybe it's time for some lighter fare. I hear Christopher Buckley has a new novel out. ♢♢♢. Daniel Kishi, associate editor: The Front Porch Republic emerged in the aftermath of the Great Recession, advocating for such principles as political ...

New York Times

Margaret Hoover and John Avlon on their Post-Partisan Marriage
New York Times
“I can't presume to speak for W.F.B., but speaking for myself, I'm glad that Margaret has resurrected 'Firing line,'” said Christopher Buckley, the novelist, essayist and son of William, in an email. “It was a gutsy thing to do, inasmuch as many out ...

Adopt-a-Bed Update
Alameda Sun
David Mercado gave generously along with: First Congregational Church, Johanna Schuitema, Jordan Kelley, Christopher Buckley, Rich & Susan Sherratt, Camilla Whyte and Barbara Capo. We also recognize donors: Gloria Nolan, Lee Ann Baker, Andy ...

New York Times

Finding the Funny in 17th-Century History
New York Times
Christopher Buckley writing historical fiction? The departure from type calls to mind an old graffito on the New York City subway: “Allen Ginsberg revises.” But it's true. After two decades of books like “Thank You for Smoking” and “They Eat Puppies ...
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