Christopher Hitchens


Christopher Hitchens was born April 13, 1949, in England and graduated from Balliol College at Oxford University. The father of three children, he was the author of more than twenty books and pamphlets, including collections of essays, criticism, and reportage. His book God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award and an international bestseller. His bestselling memoir, Hitch-22, was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography. The New York Times named his bestselling omnibus Arguably one of the ten best books of the year. A visiting professor of liberal studies at the New School in New York City, he was also the I.F. Stone professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He was a columnist, literary critic, and contributing editor at Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, Slate, The Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, New Statesman, World Affairs, and Free Inquiry, among other publications. Following his death, Yoko Ono awarded him the Lennon-Ono Grant for Peace.


The House of the Spirits

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Christopher Hitchens


The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

Christopher Hitchens


And Yet...: Essays

Christopher Hitchens


Safe Area Gorazde

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A Handbook on Hanging

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Orient Express: An Entertainment

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Our Man in Havana

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Hons and Rebels

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The Four Horsemen: The Conversation That Sparked an Atheist...

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The Best American Essays (2010)

Christopher Hitchens