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  Of the many good reasons why A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the Twentieth Century remains high atop the Amazon best-seller list (it is No. 7 as I type, and was up to No. 6 yesterday, this one from Christopher Buckley, who rightly put it about the Old Man, William F. Buckley, Jr. was a master of many things.  This collection of obituaries and eulogies that he wrote over the course of his extraordinary career, admirably curated and eloquently introduced by James Rosen, may well establish WFB as the modern master of this literary form.
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