"Prone to benign mischief, a literary twinkle in the eye, Buckley nails his targets more often than not yet likewise has fun with unexpected asides, like the 'excruciatingly chaste' plays of the otherwise notorious Marquis de Sade."
Buckley (They Eat Puppies, Don't They?
, 2012, etc.) offers stylishness and nimble wordplay in this latest collection of (generally) lightweight ruminations on contemporary culture and its foibles.
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