Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence and a Bad Haircut

P. J. O'Rourke

P.J. O’Rourke celebrates his first twenty-five years of journalism with ‘a quarter of a century of previously uncollected fulminations, diatribes, philippics, animadversions, bullyrags, readings of the riot act, middle-finger flag-downs, scoffings, slander, calumnies and licks of the rough side of the tongue.’

‘P.J. O’Rourke is routinely billed as “American’s premier political humorist” and, for once, it is a claim that is difficult to dispute . . . few other humorists rival O’Rourke for simple comic density’ Guardian

‘It is not fanciful to think of him as the heir to Swift and Orwell . . . journalism as relentlessly funny as it is deceptively shrewd’ Melody Maker

Age and Guile contains enough firecracker wit to uphold his reputation as America’s greatest prose comedian’ Financial Times


Genre: Non-Fiction
ISBN: 978144721891301
Published: 05/01/2012

P. J. O'Rourke

P. J. O'Rourke

P. J. O'Rourke is the bestselling author of ten books, including Eat the Rich, Give War a Chance, Holidays in Hell, Parliament of Whores, All the Trouble in the World, The CEO of the Sofa and Peace Kills. He has contributed to, among other publications, Playboy, Esquire, Harper's, New Republic, the New York Times Book Review and Vanity Fair. He is a regular correspondent for the Atlantic magazine. He divides his time between New Hampshire and Washington, D.C.

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