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Parliament of Whores is perfect for anyone who longs to cultivate an entertaining brand of cynicism, to be "a lone voice--not crying in the wilderness, thank you, but chortling in the rec room." O'Rourke is a master at making you laugh in spite of the better angels of your nature, and the only negative thing to be said about this tour de force is that his flamethrower brand of satire leaves nothing in its wake--certainly not the suggestion of an improvement. --Michael Gerber --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
One of his earlier works that made him a star humorist and writer. Reading P.J.O'Rourke educates as well as entertains. His dry sense of humor is a real joy. Read morePublished 8 days ago by H. Knapp
I've read this book more than once. It should be required reading before getting one's "voters license." Sadly, it is truer today than it was when written. Read morePublished 1 month ago by dowenslc
P.J. O'Rourke writes engaging nonfiction with the flair and page-turning pace of a seasoned novelist. Read morePublished 3 months ago by G.J.
O'Rourke's satirical analysis oddly comes through with genuinely authentic moments and brutally honest reflections on our government officials and procedures.Published 3 months ago by J Mo 21
One does not know how the world of government works until you read this. Made me sick to my stomach.Published 6 months ago by Johnny Judge
He cites evidence for statements that seem reasonable. But his addiction to cute little jokes gets really tiresome.Published 7 months ago by Lacey