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P.J. O'Rourke
Book review: 'Holidays in Heck' by P.J. O'Rourke
Book review: 'Holidays in Heck' by P.J. O'Rourke

P.J. O'Rourke has written so many books of humor that no one is quite sure how many. I have it on good authority that it's 15, but since I finished writing this sentence, he may have written yet another. That's how fast he is. I've enjoyed O'Rourke's off-the-wall writing going back to his Harvard Lampoon days. In his collaborations with Douglas Kenney, he helped birth the subversive humor of the 1970s — before going solo with pieces for Vanity Fair, Playboy and an especially long association with Rolling Stone. These days, he makes more news by virtue of his conservative political views and viral talk-show appearances. On those shows, he is far less...

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