A conversation with Christopher Hitchens: How Pittsburgh Made Me

February 27, 2011

Pitt professor Colin MacCabe talks to his longtime friend about the subtle influences of Pittsburgh over the years.

"In April of last year I drove down to stay with my old friend Christopher Hitchens in Washington. He had just received press copies of his memoir "Hitch-22" and I stayed up all night reading it. The next morning I told him that the first two chapters on his mother and father were among the most affecting prose that I had ever read in English."
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First published on February 27, 2011


Christopher reads from Hitch-22: A Memoir