Holidays in Heck
|Author||P. J. ORourke|
|Publisher||Atlantic Monthly Press|
Holidays in Heck is a 2011 book by P. J. O'Rourke about the author's travels to various venues. Its chapters include "Republicans Evolving: The Galapagos Islands, April 2003", "A Freedom Ride through China: Spring 2006", "White Man Speak with Forked Tongue: The Field Museum, Chicago, May 2008", and "Home Unalone: New Hampshire, March 2011".
In the introduction, O'Rourke says, "[After my experiences as a war correspondent] I decided to write about pleasant places. ... I'd always been where people were shooting each other ... How, I wondered, does one undertake enjoyably going somewhere enjoyable?"
- Brian Braiker (December 12, 2011). "P.J. O'Rourke goes from 'Hell' to 'Heck' for a holiday". USA Today.
- DWIGHT GARNER (November 29, 2011). "Punch Lines for the Right and the Left". New York Times.
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