P.J. O’Rourke

H. L. Mencken Research Fellow

P.J. O’Rourke is America’s leading political satirist. Formerly the editor of the National Lampoon, he has written for such publications as Car and Driver, Automobile, American Spectator, Playboy, Esquire, Vanity Fair, House and Garden, the New Republic, the New York Times Book Review, Parade, Smart, Harper’s, and Rolling Stone. He is now a correspondent for The Atlantic.

O’Rourke’s books have been translated into a dozen languages and have been bestsellers worldwide. Three have been New York Times hardcover bestsellers: Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance, both of which went to No. 1, and All the Trouble in the World. He is also the author of Eat the Rich, The CEO of the Sofa, and Peace Kills.

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