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...
By Christopher Hitchens "After she was elected the first female governor of Texas, in 1924, and got herself promptly embroiled in a...
In The Year of Magical Thinking, the 2005 best-seller, Joan Didion dissected the trauma of losing her husband, John Gregory Dunne. With Blue...
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...
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 ...
Labour politician threatens to quit if bust to ‘pro-war’ journalist Christopher Hitchens goes up in Red Lion Square
"Carol Blue, Christopher Hitchens' widow, talks candidly about her husband's dying days."
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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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