William F. Buckley, Jr. (1925-2008) was an American author of mystery novels and non-fiction books. He wrote the Blackford Oakes series. Buckley is best known as a conservative commentator who founded National Review, wrote a syndicated newspaper column, and hosted the television show Firing Line for nearly 1,500 episodes. He is the father of author Christopher Buckley.

William F. Buckley, Jr. made his debut as a published novelist in 1976 with the novel Saving the Queen. He debuted as a non-fiction author in 1959 with Up from Liberalism. Below is a list of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Blackford Oakes Books

Saving the Queen(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stained Glass(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Who's on First(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marco Polo, If You Can(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Story of Henri Tod(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
See You Later Alligator(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High Jinx(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mongoose R.I.P.(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tucker's Last Stand(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Very Private Plot(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Blackford Oakes Reader(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Last Call for Blackford Oakes(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Atlantic High(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Windfall(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brothers No More(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lexicon(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Redhunter(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spytime(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elvis in the Morning(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nuremberg(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Getting It Right(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rake(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Up from Liberalism(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four Reforms(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Airborne(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
McCarthy and His Enemies(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
God and Man At Yale(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Overdrive(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Right Reason(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Racing Through Paradise(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tall Ships(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Keeping the Tablets(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On the Firing Line(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gratitude(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Search of Anti-Semitism(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Happy Days Were Here Again(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nearer, My God(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Let Us Talk of Many Things(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fall of the Berlin Wall(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Reagan I Knew(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flying High(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miles Gone By(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Athwart History(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Buckley vs. Vidal(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


If You Like William F. Buckley, Jr. Books, You’ll Love…

William F. Buckley, Jr. Synopses: Saving the Queen by William F. Buckley, Jr. is the first book in the Blackford Oakes series. In 1952, Queen Elizabeth has just settled on to the throne of England, and the CIA is baffled at the breaches in security that are taking place. Worst of all, the leaks have been traced directly to Her Majesty’s chambers.

Stained Glass by William F. Buckley is the second book in the Blackford Oakes series. A detailed plot involves the restoration of war-damaged windows in a famous German chapel. When Blackford Oakes takes a sabbatical from his work with the CIA, he finds neither peace nor sanctuary.

Who’s on First is the third book in William F. Buckley Jr.’s Blackford Oakes series. Blackford Oakes heads a mission to kidnap a pair of extraordinary Russian scientists who can boost the United States ahead in the space race, unaware that KGB spymaster Bolgin is right on his trail.

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