The Sunday Book Review highlights Professor Carl Bogus’s "well-informed biography" of William F. Buckley Jr. — "polemicist, novelist, wit and bon vivant."
From the NEW YORK TIMES Sunday Book Review: "Paperback Row" by Ishan Taylor.
December 20, 2013: BUCKLEY: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatism, by Carl T. Bogus. (Bloomsbury, $20.) Bogus’s well-informed biography focuses on William F. Buckley Jr. — the polemicist, novelist, television star, political candidate, wit and bon vivant — during “the seminal period of the creation of the modern conservative movement”: from Buckley’s founding of its leading intellectual publication, National Review, in 1955, to Richard Nixon’s election in 1968.
For full story, click here.