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Christopher Buckley

Christopher BuckleyAKA Christopher Taylor Buckley

Born: 24-Dec-1952
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Editor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Thank You for Smoking

Military service: US Merchant Marine

Father: William F. Buckley (conservative publisher)
Mother: Patricia Taylor (b. 1-Jul-1926, d. 15-Apr-2007)
Wife: Lucy S. Gregg (dau. of Donald P. Gregg, two children)

    High School: Portsmouth Abbey School
    University: Yale University

    White House Speechwriter
    The Daily Beast Contributor
    Esquire Managing Editor
    Forbes Forbes FYI (Editor, 1989-)
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    Ron Paul 2008 Presidential Campaign Committee
    Skull and Bones Society
    Funeral: William F. Buckley (2008)

Author of books:
Steaming to Bamboola: The World of a Tramp Freighter (1983, travelogue)
The White House Mess (1986, novel)
Wet Work (1991, novel)
Thank You For Smoking: A Novel (1994, novel)
Wry Martinis (1997, short stories)
God Is My Broker: A Monk-Tycoon Reveals the 7 1/2 Laws of Spiritual and Financial Growth (1998, with John Tierney)
Little Green Men: A Novel (1999, novel)
No Way to Treat a First Lady: A Novel (2002, novel)
Washington Schlepped Here: Walking in the Nation's Capital (2003, travelogue)
Florence of Arabia: A Novel (2004, novel)


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