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Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) was the author of Letters to a Young Contrarian, and the bestseller No One Left to Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family. A regular contributor to Vanity Fair, The Atlantic Monthly and Slate, Hitchens also wrote for The Weekly Standard, The National Review, and... show more



Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) was the author of Letters to a Young Contrarian, and the bestseller No One Left to Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family. A regular contributor to Vanity Fair, The Atlantic Monthly and Slate, Hitchens also wrote for The Weekly Standard, The National Review, and The Independent, and appeared on The Daily Show, Charlie Rose, The Chris Matthew's Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, and C-Span's Washington Journal. He was named one of the world's "Top 100 Public Intellectuals" by Foreign Policy and Britain's Prospect.

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Birth date: April 13, 1949
Died: December 15, 2011
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 3 weeks ago
Safe Area Goražde gets four stars because it covers a war that doesn't get enough attention. It earns its four stars for giving voice to many who would not have otherwise been heard. It gets four stars for not shying away from the horror of the war. And it gets four stars for trying to educate a peo...
The Quilty Reader
The Quilty Reader rated it 1 month ago
Graham Greene is one of those authors that I've always meant to read - and following along with BrokenTune's Greene-land Adventures project increased my desire to dip into his books. The Summer of Spies gave me a perfect opportunity to check out one of his "espionage" books. I wasn't expecting the...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 10 months ago
I miss Hitch. I may not agree with everything he wrote, but I really miss reading his reviews and articles. There have been few other columnists that made me start lists of other books to look out for while reading the review for a new book release. Hitchens was to the point, but always got ther...
Lemon Roadster
Lemon Roadster rated it 1 year ago
1984 is my all time favorite book.
Michael's Book Babble
Michael's Book Babble rated it 1 year ago
I'll be honest, there's not a whole lot I can add to this. And I'm afraid if I go into too much of a lengthy review on this, it might upset people. That is not at all my intent. Full disclosure: I'm not very religious. Wasn't brought up with religious beliefs. I am not anti-religious by any stretc...
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