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In Depth: Christopher Buckley

About the Program

Christopher Buckley joined Book TV for a LIVE In Depth interview on Sunday, May 3 2009. Mr. Buckley is the author of fourteen books, including the novels "Thank You for Smoking," "Boomsday," and "Supreme Courtship."  He is the recipient of the Washington Irving Medal for Literary Excellence and the Thurber Prize for American Humor.  Mr. Buckley is currently the editor-at-large of ForbesLife magazine.  He is the son of William F. Buckley, Jr. and his latest book is a memoir entitled, "Losing Mum and Pup."  

About the Authors

Christopher Buckley

Christopher Buckley is the author of "Steaming to Bamboola: The World of a Tramp Freighter," "The White House Mess: A Novel," "Campion: A Play in Two Acts" (co-written with James Macguire, "Wet Work," "Thank You for Smoking: A Novel," Wry Martinis," "God is My Broker: A Monk Tycoon Reveals the 7 1/2 Laws of Spiritual and Financial Growth" (co-authored with John Tierney), "Little Green Men: A Novel," "No Way to Treat a First Lady: A Novel," "Washington Schlepped Here: Walking in the Nation's Capital," "Florence of Arabia: A Novel," "Boomsday: A Novel," "Supreme Courtship: A Novel," and "Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir."

Christopher Buckley's Favorite Books

"One-Upmanship: How to Win Life’s Little Games Without Appearing to Try" by Stephen Potter/ "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville/ "Music for Chameleons" by Truman Capote/ "Lost Illusions" by Honoré de Balzac/ "Brideshead Revisited" by Evelyn Waugh/ "Living Well Is the Best Revenge" by Calvin Tomkins

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, May 9th at 9am (ET)
  • Monday, May 4th at 12am (ET)
  • Sunday, May 3rd at 12pm (ET)
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