It's time to give Christopher Hitchens a statue

October 31, 2012

By James Bloodworth

During his lifetime many of the late Christopher Hitchens’s most vociferous critics were former allies from the political left. How, it was asked, could a once radical polemicist have become a cheerleader for the neo-conservative project to remake the world?

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Bill Donohue Debates Christopher Hitchens: Part 1

October 26, 2012


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Labour politician threatens to quit if bust to ‘pro-war’ journalist Christopher Hitchens goes up in Red Lion Square

LABOUR councillors are blocking plans to honour campaigning journalist Christopher Hitchens with a statue, with one of them branding the late writer as a “pro-war Islamophobe”. A trail of emails leaked to the New Journal show a sharp exchange between the British Humanist Association (BHA), which wants the statue to be erected in Red Lion Square, Holborn, and politicians representing the ward.

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Hitchens' last days

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
"Carol Blue, Christopher Hitchens' widow, talks candidly about her husband's dying days."

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Graydon Carter & Carol Blue on Christopher Hitchens

Graydon Carter, editor of Vanity Fair, & Carol Blue, widow of Christopher Hitchens, on “Mortality” a series of essays Hitchens wrote for Vanity Fair while undergoing treatment for cancer. 

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An afterword to the life of Christopher Hitchens

October 15, 2012

Carol Blue, Christopher Hitchens' widow, talks about his legacy, his illness and life without him.

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What Sort of People are the Christopher Hitchens Fan Club?

October 2, 2012

By Peter Hitchens

I can’t really claim that I never notice the extraordinarily spiteful attacks on me which come from one particular quarter. They're almost impossible to miss. Some of them are on Twitter. Others arrive here directly. Others surface in various places on the Internet. Those responsible claim to be admirers of my late brother, Christopher.

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Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir