Tardy thanks for Christopher Hitchens

December 21, 2011

By Windsor Mann, editor of “The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism”

It’s hard to say anything about Christopher Hitchens that hasn’t been said already, but it’s even harder to say nothing. Hitchens died last week, a year-and-a-half after he was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He and I were not lifelong friends or family members, but I got to know him fairly well. We met nearly seven years ago, and it’s safe to say that, during this time, Hitchens mattered more to me than I did to him.

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Anonymous said...

Well! That was trady alright!

Anonymous said...

Yet still no word from Martin Amis.

Anonymous said...

I read somewhere that Martin was present when Christopher died. Perhaps he is too grief-stricken to comment.

Jessica Brown said...

http://cantshutitup.blogspot.com/ - my take on the late Hitchens :)


Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir