WHO'S ON FIRST
by William F. Buckley Jr.
Doubleday; 275 pages; $9.95
When it comes to tweaking a nose liberal, moderate Republican, even a lofty, aquiline proboscis like his ownno one is more skilled. Editor of National Review, host of Firing Line, syndicated columnist and author of half a dozen political treatises and collections of essays, William F. Buckley Jr. has long been one of the most delightful tweakers in America. But when it comes to writing of international intrigue, the author still has a lot to learn.
Buckley's latest adventure, Who's on First, is...