Christopher Hitchens (1949 - 2011) was an Anglo-American author and journalist. His books made him a prominent public intellectual and a staple of talk shows and lecture circuits. He was a columnist and literary critic at Vanity Fair, Slate, The Atlantic, World Affairs, The Nation, Free Inquiry and a variety of other media outlets. He was named one of the world's "Top 100 Public Intellectuals" by Foreign Policy and Britain's Prospect.
Mr Steve Wasserman, Christopher Hitchens' literary agent, kindly replied to my query about a possible memorial. Posted with permission. ...
Vanity Fair | January 2012 By Christopher Hitchens When it came to it, and old Kingsley suffered from a demoralizing and disorienting fal...
Vanity Fair December 2011 By Christopher Hitchens I f you were to set a competition for the headline most unlikely to appear in an Americ...
Carol Blue, the widow of author Christopher Hitchens, answered viewer questions submitted via Twitter, Facebook. Watch it here (c-spanvid...
Stephen Fry and Christopher Hitchens debate blasphemy at the Guardian Hay Festival in 2005.
New Statesman: "You may need to set aside the rest of your Saturday to get through this, but here in full is the transcript of the long...
By Christopher Hitchens "After she was elected the first female governor of Texas, in 1924, and got herself promptly embroiled in a...
Time has come to publish the last post on this site. I've been posting links and articles for three years, and it's been great. I a...
By Dan Dennett I’ve just been reviewing my experiences with Christopher Hitchens. He informed me, entertained me, provoked me like nobody ...
Vanity Fair, June 2011 By Christopher Hitchens "Like so many of life’s varieties of experience, the novelty of a diagnosis of m...
Christopher Hitchens and Dinesh D'Souza Say What's So Great About God, Feb 16, 2011
“There’s an inner voice," he said. "In a world dominated by fear and chaos, people manage to keep their heads. If we didn’t have solidarity, we would not have lived this long. It’s not divine; it’s evolutionary consciousness.” Read More
- Thanks to all who came to tonight's Faith Debate. It seemed like there was a great vibe at the center, and I hope the program justified it. It certainly did for me. I think it was one of our best- substantive, educational funny and at times poignant.
"We received permission from both participants to record tonight's program. Excerpts of it will be replayed on Brent Walters' God Talk on KGO. Whether it is done this Sunday or next will depend on the speed of the editing process. I will update this blog when we have the slot confirmed. You can also check back on the KGO site at http://www.kgoam810.com/Sectional.asp?id=32111
"A reply to Chistopher Hitchens’ under-researched rant against what he calls the human rights ‘activists’ community that ‘finally notices the Taliban's war crimes’. AAN’s senior analyst Thomas Ruttig points to some reports that show how far this is from truth."
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