AUTHOR | CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS



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Christopher Hitchens | Journalist



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Christopher Eric Hitchens was an author, essayist, orator, religious and literary critic, and journalist. Hitchens was born and raised in the United Kingdom but spent much of his career in the United States, becoming a US citizen in 2007.
He contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, Slate, and Vanity Fair. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of over 30 books, including five collections of essays, on a range of subjects, including politics, literature, and religion. A staple of talk shows and lecture circuits, his confrontational style of debate made him both a lauded and controversial figure. Known for his contrarian stance on a number of issues, Hitchens criticized such public and generally popular figures as Mother Teresa. Bill Clinton. Henry Kissinger. Princess Diana. and Pope Benedict XVI. He was the elder brother of the conservative journalist and author Peter Hitchens.
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Born: 1949-04-13

Born in: Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Died: 2011-12-15





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At the evident risk of seeming ridiculous, I want to...

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The enduring rapture with magic and fable has always...

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Who but the sports-mad Norman Mailer would liken the...

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I had not particularly liked the way in which he wro...

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Indeed, it's futile to try and use Holy Scripture to...

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Not since North Korean media declared Kim Jong-il to...

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You don’t so much as become an atheist as find out t...

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The Postmodernists' tyranny wears people down by bor...

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Those of us who write and study history are accustom...

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There is some relationship between the hunger for tr...

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You have to choose your future regrets.

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Normally, anything done in the name of 'the kids' st...

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Cheap booze is a false economy.

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What is your idea of earthly happiness? To be vindic...

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Do I fear death? No, I am not afraid of being dead b...

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Unless a reincarnationist is willing to say there wa...

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On page 607, alluding to the end of my first marriag...

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The man who prays is the one who thinks that god has...

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