Robert Mankoff is the cartoon editor of "The New Yorker", the founder and president of The Cartoon Bank, and an accomplished cartoonist. He is the author of "The Naked Cartoonist", a book on cartooning and creativity available from BD&L, and the editor of numerous cartoon collections, each of which is a small fraction of the size of this one. He lives in New York City.
Christopher Buckley, "the quintessential political novelist of his time" according to Fortune magazine, is the winner of the distinguished ninth annual Thurber Prize for American Humor, Tom Wolfe has described him as "one of the funniest writers in the English language."
Buckley is the author of eleven books, many of them national bestsellers, including Thank You For Smoking, God Is My Broker, No Way To Treat A First Lady, and Florence of Arabia. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages, including Russian and Korean.