P.J. O'Rourke

P.J. O'Rourke is the author of sixteen books, including Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance, both of which were number-one New York Times bestsellers.

Books by P.J. O'Rourke

How the Hell Did This Happen?

Published: April 2017

An essential take on the stranger-than-fiction 2016 presidential election from a quintessential voice on American politics and culture.

Thrown Under the Omnibus

Published: January 2016

Handpicked and introduced by the humourist himself, Thrown Under the Omnibus is the essential P.J. O Rourke anthology - a must-have for all fans.

The Baby Boom

Published: June 2015

A hilarious look at the aging baby boomer generation from the author the Spectator labelled 'what happens when America does Grumpy Old Men'.

The Baby Boom

Published: April 2014

A hilarious look at the aging baby boomer generation from the author the Spectator labelled 'what happens when America does Grumpy Old Men'.

The Baby Boom

Published: March 2014

A hilarious look at the aging baby boomer generation from the author the Spectator labelled 'what happens when America does Grumpy Old Men'.

Holidays in Hell

Published: December 2012

A re-issue of the original classic in which P.J. O'Rourke takes on the role of tour guide with hilarious results.

Holidays in Heck

Published: September 2012

The long-awaited follow up to the classic Holidays in Hell, P.J. O'Rourke's Holidays in Heck is the middle-aged version of his classic travel pieces, featuring journeys to China, Venice, the UK and beyond.

DON'T VOTE - It Just Encourages the Bastards

Published: January 2012

In this new book, best-selling political humorist P.J. O'Rourke writes the mirthful political theory companion to his classic political science book, Parliament of Whores.

Holidays in Heck

Published: December 2011

The long-awaited follow up to the classic Holidays in Hell, P.J. O'Rourke's Holidays in Heck is the middle-aged version of his classic travel pieces.

Holidays in Heck

Published: November 2011

The long-awaited follow up to the classic Holidays in Hell, P.J. O'Rourke's Holidays in Heck is the middle-aged version of his classic travel pieces.

DON'T VOTE - It Just Encourages the Bastards

Published: November 2010

Bestselling humorist PJ O'Rourke delivers a hilarious theory of politics.

DON'T VOTE - It Just Encourages the Bastards

Published: November 2010

Best-selling political humourist, P.J. O'Rourke writes the mirthful political theory companion to his classic political science book, Parliament of Whores.

Driving Like Crazy

Published: July 2010

Growing up as the son of a car dealer in Ohio, P.J. O'Rourke has always been crazy about cars . Here he revels in his love for all things vehicular.

On the Wealth of Nations

Published: March 2007

Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, the book that created the field of economics, is transformed into a page-turner of global significance by America's sharpest political commentator.

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