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Editor and writer William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in New York City on November 24, 1925. While at Yale University, he studied political science, history and economics and graduated with honors. In 1955, he founded the weekly journal National Review where he was editor in chief. He began his syndicated newspaper column in 1962 and his weekly television discussion program, Firing Line was syndicated in 1966. Buckley wrote "God and Man at Yale" (1951) which was an indictment of liberal education in the United States, "Up from Liberalism" (1959), "The Unmaking of a Mayor" (1966), which tells of his unsuccessful mayoral campaign as the Conservative Party candidate for New York City in 1965, and "Quotations from Chairman Bill" (1970). Buckley also wrote best selling stories of international intrigue whose titles include "Saving the Queen" (1976), "Stained Glass" (1978), "Who's on First" (1980), "Marco Polo, If You Can" (1981), and "See You Later, Alligator" (1985). He died on February 27, 2008. (Bowker Author Biography)
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God and Man at Yale 448 copies, 7 reviews
Stained Glass 332 copies, 6 reviews
Saving the Queen 314 copies, 7 reviews
Who's on First? 285 copies, 4 reviews
Marco Polo, If You Can 266 copies, 1 review
The Story of Henri Tod 263 copies, 4 reviews
See You Later Alligator 238 copies, 1 review
Up from Liberalism 218 copies, 2 reviews
Mongoose, R.I.P. 210 copies, 1 review
High Jinx 209 copies
Buckley: The Right Word 197 copies, 2 reviews
Atlantic High: A Celebration 169 copies, 2 reviews
Airborne: A Sentimental Journey 138 copies, 1 review
Last Call for Blackford Oakes 130 copies, 3 reviews
Windfall: The End of the Affair 99 copies, 2 reviews
The Unmaking of a Mayor 82 copies, 1 review
Right Reason 77 copies, 1 review
The Jeweler's Eye 71 copies, 2 reviews
Elvis in the Morning 66 copies, 1 review
Getting it Right 65 copies, 2 reviews
The Rake: A Novel 59 copies, 2 reviews
In Search of Anti-Semitism 56 copies, 2 reviews
Inveighing We Will Go 50 copies, 1 review
Quotations from Chairman Bill 43 copies, 1 review
Cruising Speed: A Documentary 32 copies, 2 reviews
The Blackford Oakes Reader 14 copies, 1 review
Selected Works of J. S. Bach 3 copies, 1 review
Firing Line 2 copies
El vitral 1 copy
Amo, Amas, Amat and More (Hudson Group Books) (Introduction, some editions) 914 copies, 5 reviews
Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin (Foreword, some editions) 346 copies, 2 reviews
The Writer's Art (Foreword) 134 copies, 1 review
Tombs (Contributor) 106 copies, 2 reviews
Leftism Revisited: From De Sade and Marx to Hitler and Pol Pot (Preface, some editions) 71 copies, 2 reviews
Ronald Reagan: An American Hero (Introduction) 56 copies
Free Space (Contributor) 51 copies, 1 review
Essays on Hayek (Contributor) 46 copies
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