Author

P. J. O'Rourke

American journalist

1947   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Johns Hopkins University, Miami University, University of Miami
occupation: journalist, writer
www.pjorourke.com

Patrick Jake O'Rourke (born November 14, 1947) is an American political satirist and journalist. O'Rourke is the H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute and is a regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, The American Spectator, and The Weekly Standard, and frequent panelist on National Public Radio's game show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!. Since 2011, he has been a columnist at The Daily Beast.In the UK, he is known as the face of a long-running series of television advertisements for British Airways in the 1990s. He is the author of 20 books, the best known of which are Holidays in Hell, a compilation of O'Rourke's articles as a free-lance foreign correspondent, All the Trouble in the World, an examination of current political concerns such as global warming and famine from a libertarian perspective.The Forbes Media Guide Five Hundred, 1994 states, "O'Rourke's original reporting, irreverent humor, and crackerjack writing makes for delectable reading. He never minces words or pulls his punches, whatever the subject."
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works

12

Republican Party Reptile

book by P.J. O'Rourke

author: P. J. O'Rourke

1987

Driving Like Crazy

book by P.J. O'Rourke

author: P. J. O'Rourke

2009

Holidays in Heck

book by P.J. O'Rourke

author: P. J. O'Rourke

2011

Parliament of Whores

book by P.J. O'Rourke

author: P. J. O'Rourke

1991

Eat the Rich

book by P.J. O'Rourke

author: P. J. O'Rourke

1998

Holidays in Hell

book by P.J. O'Rourke

author: P. J. O'Rourke

1988

Thrown Under the Omnibus

book by P.J. O'Rourke

author: P. J. O'Rourke

2015

Give War a Chance

book by P. J. O'Rourke

author: P. J. O'Rourke

1992

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