The Humorist in Un-humorous Times with P.J. O’Rourke

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:38am -- lwhite

New York Times bestseller P.J. O'Rourke discusses being a humorist in these generally unhumorist times. He will also reflect on his thoughts about libraries and their importance. 


Reception at 5:30 pm, followed by the lecture at 6:00pm. Tickets are $35. Register Online or call 401-847-0292. 


P. J. O’Rourke has written nineteen books on subjects as diverse as politics and cars and etiquette and economics. Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance both reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. He is also a contributing editor at the Weekly Standard, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute, a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me, and editor-in-chief of the web magazine American Consequences. He lives in rural New England, as far away from the things he writes about as he can get.  His newest book None of My Business: PJ Explains Money, Banking, Debt, Equity, Assets, Liabilities and Why He’s Not Rich and Neither Are You will be published in September 2018.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm