The “unpublished jottings” of Christopher Hitchens

August 23, 2012

By Christopher Hitchens and David Plotz

"Remember, you too are mortal"—hit me at the top of my form and just as things were beginning to plateau. My two assets my pen and my voice—and it had to be the esophagus. All along, while burning the candle at both ends, I'd been "straying into the arena of the unwell" and now "a vulgar little tumor" was evident.


Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir