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Christopher Buckley's satirical gift shines in this hilarious look at the ironies of "personal freedom" and the unbearable smugness of political correctness. Bracing in its cynicism, Thank You for Smoking is a delightful meander off the beaten path of mainstream American ethics. And despite his hypertension-inducing, slander-splattered, morally bankrupt behavior--which leads one Larry King listener to describe him as "lower than whale crap"--you'll find yourself rooting for smoking's mass enabler. --Rebekah Warren --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Book intended to be satirical, but mostly the characters and their struggles were off-putting.Published 15 days ago by Lezlie Christian
I loved the movie and the book is fantastic; I read it on my iPad, it was a perfect flight companion.Published 6 months ago by I. Clark
Very fun, very funny. A great read that will surprise you from the difference from the movie.Published 7 months ago by David J. Shifflett
It's a different edition than the one displayed. Otherwise I would give it 5 stars.Published 8 months ago by Sindy Lomeli
Sophomoric, bloviating and tedious. The only saving grace being that I got it as a library e-book before I purchased it for my library. Read morePublished 9 months ago by rev2000
According to the back cover eulogy, this one is the funniest of Buckley`s books. I dunno, it might well be the funniest of Buckley`s books, but otherwise it`s not funny at all. Read morePublished 13 months ago by VeeBee