P. J. O'Rourke has written nineteen books, including Parliament of Whores and Give War a Chance, which both reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. He is a regular panelist on NPR's Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me and a contributing writer for the Washington Post editorial page.
Recognized almost instantly upon its publication in 1776 as the fundamental work of economics, The Wealth of Nations was also recognized as really long: the original edition totaled over 900 pages in two volumes-including the blockbuster 67-page 'digressi...[SEE MORE]