Posted on February 16, 2022 at 12:39 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author and satirist P.J. O’Rourke has died at age seventy-four.

O'Rourke, who was known for his conservative and libertarian commentary, passed away Tuesday, according to his publisher.

His work appeared in a number of publications, including Rolling Stone and The Weekly Standard; he himself appeared on such shows as 60 Minutes and NPR's Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me!.

Additionally, he published several books: Give War a Chance, Driving Like Crazy, None of My Business, and A Cry from the Middle.

His publisher also told The Associated Press that O'Rourke still had one more book in the works, titled been working on a one-volume look at the United States, as seen from his hometown: A History of Toledo, Ohio: From the Beginning of Time Til the End of the Universe.

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