Christopher Buckley is a novelist, essayist, humorist, critic, magazine editor and memoirist. His books have been translated into sixteen foreign languages. He worked as a merchant seaman and White House speechwriter. He has written for many newspapers and magazines and has lectured in over 70 cities around the world. He was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor and the Washington Irving Medal for Literary Excellence.

"One of the funniest writers in the English language."
-- Tom Wolfe

"A Benchley with WordPerfect."
-- John Updike

"An effervescent joy."
-- Joseph Heller

"The quintessential political novelist of our time."
-- Fortune

"At a time of high political absurdity, Buckley remains our sharpest guide to the capital, and a more serious one than we may suppose."
-- New York Times Book Review

"Christopher Buckley is America's greatest living political satirist."
-- Seattle Times

"Christopher Buckley is the nation's best humor novelist."
-- Christian Science Monitor



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July 24, 2020

Five Best: Christopher Buckley on White House Memoirs. READ MORE


July 14, 2020

In Make Russia Great Again, novelist Christopher Buckley skewers Trump hilariously. READ MORE

July 6, 2020

Christopher Buckley's Make Russia Great Again is the Trump satire we've been waiting for.
"Many fiction writers have tried and failed to find comedy in the current administration.
Finally, we have something to laugh about." READ MORE


July 26, 2020

Political satirist Christopher Buckley talked about his latest book, Make Russia Great Again. WATCH

July 11, 2020

"I think Trump is fair game for ridicule. Why do I think this? Because it drives him nuts."


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