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Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of over 30 books, including five collections of essays on culture, politics and literature a staple of public discourse, his confrontational style of debate made him both a lauded intellectual and a controversial public figure. Christopher hitchens (april 13, 1949 -- december 15, 2011) was a prolific english-american author, political journalist and literary critic his books, essays, and journalistic career spanned more than four decades. Shannon stapleton/reuters christopher hitchens arguably: essays by christopher hitchens twelve, 788 pp, $30 susan sontag famously wrote that intelligence was really just a kind of taste: taste in ideas'.
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Christopher hitchens: he was 'the keenest student of unintended consequences' photograph: felix clay for the guardian like all great essayists, hitchens was at his best when least entrenched. Product details book title: arguably: essays by christopher hitchens book author: christopher hitchens paperback: 816 pages(758 in the pdf version) publisher: twelve reprint edition (september 4, 2012) language: english isbn-10: 1455502782 isbn-13: 978-1455502783all. Christopher hitchens, a contributing editor to vanity fair, slate, and the atlantic, is the author of numerous books, including works on thomas jefferson, thomas paine, and george orwell.
As you may already know, christopher hitchens passed away today among his many attributes, i most admired his love of the written form over the years i've built a list of books recommended and written by hitchens and while i've yet to read even a third, the eventual goal is to read them all. Christopher hitchens, longtime contributor to the nation, wrote a wide-ranging, biweekly column collections including many nation essays: prepared for the worst (hill and wang, 1989) and for the sake hitchens has been washington editor of harper's and book critic for newsday, and regularly. Christopher hitchens (1949-2011) was the author of the new york times bestsellers god is not great, hitch 22: a memoir, arguably: essays, and mortality, among others. Christopher hitchens speaks jan 20, 2007 hitchens went from being a funny political writer to a non-serious one and yet, the latest posthumous collection of essays by the famously acerbic critic and journalist it's unfortunate, then, to find so much pettiness and insipid criticism in hitchens' book.
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