Reader recommendation: Losing Mum and Pup Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Leslie Fort, Virginia Beach, Va. January 9, 2013 About video ads View Caption of I'm reading Losing Mum and Pup by Christopher Buckley who relates details about his parents (National Review founder William F. Buckley Jr. and his wife Patricia) and their relationship as well as their deaths and funerals. It's very insightful, interesting, and well written. Can you guess which literary work goes with each final line? Take our quiz!