Mr. Deity and the Hitch

July 11, 2012

The Importance of Being Orwell

July 9, 2012

Vanity Fair | August 2012
By Christopher Hitchens

George Orwell’s best-known work (Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-Four) emerged from painstaking investigation. In the introduction to a groundbreaking volume of Orwell’s diaries, V.F.’s late columnist dissects one of the 20th century’s greatest political minds, a writer who was also his lifelong inspiration.


Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir