But Enough About You: Essays

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But Enough About You: Essays

Perhaps he spends hours meticulously crafting each bon mot, but what he conveys in his work is the image of an assured writer amusing himself at the keyboard, expansively waving the reader over to join in the fun.

The word I wrote most often in my notes as I read the book was “hilarious.” Indeed, this volume contains some of Buckley’s best one-liners.

His personality sketches of Bush I, Reagan and Hitchens, among several others, tend to strike the perfect balance between pedestal-level reverence and recognition that he’s just been really lucky to spend some time around some really neat people.