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.
Original post (syracuse.com)
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...
A decade after 9/11, it remains the best description and most essential fact about al-Qaida. By Christopher Hitchens The proper task o...
Carol Blue, the widow of author Christopher Hitchens, answered viewer questions submitted via Twitter, Facebook. Watch it here (c-spanvid...
Tom Cook has a thread on reddit where you can remember Hitchens, and what he meant to you.
Questioning the moral heroism of India’s most revered figure. By Christopher Hitchens "JOSEPH LELYVELD SUBTLY tips his hand in his...
By Peter Hitchens I can’t really claim that I never notice the extraordinarily spiteful attacks on me which come from one particular qua...
Recorded June 15, 2010. Christopher Hitchens at The Free Library of Philadelphia. He is interviewed by Marty Moss-Coane, host of WHYY's ...
Mr Steve Wasserman, Christopher Hitchens' literary agent, kindly replied to my query about a possible memorial. Posted with permission. ...
BBC Radio 4 By Christopher Hitchens. A selection of the polemical journalist's essays. Read by Roger Allam. Listen here (15 minutes...
By Christopher Hitchens
"Hating the United States—which funds Islamabad’s army and nuclear program to the humiliating tune of $3 billion a year—Pakistan takes its twisted, cowardly revenge by harboring the likes of the late Osama bin Laden. But the hypocrisy is mutual, and the shame should be shared."
Read More (Vanity Fair)
Edited by Windsor Mann
"It often seems as if Christopher Hitchens has spent his life writing and speaking with a collection such as this in mind. His essays, reviews, lectures and TV appearances are distinguished by a permanent war against what Diderot called l'esprit de l'escalier, the moment when, as you leave the television studio or debating hall, the brilliant riposte you should have made a minute earlier occurs to you."
Full Review (newstatesman.com)