The Pleasures of Hitch

November 16, 2010

Left or right, a quality scribe

By Christopher Caldwell, senior editor at The Weekly Standard.

"There is an odd thing about Christopher Hitchens. Having entered journalism as a Trotskyist in 1970s Britain (which he memorably described as "Weimar without the sex"), he has spent the last decade as a leading advocate of bombing Afghanistan "back out of the Stone Age." Yet this ideological change has had little effect on the pleasures of reading him."

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Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir