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!.
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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