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Christopher Hitchens Death

Christopher Hitchens' Last Words

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.05.2012 | Media

While it's tempting to see Charles Dickens as a fusion of his heroes and villains, on the great British novelist's 200th birthday his true gifts shoul...

The Hitchens Outpouring and Journalistic Self-Hatred

Adam Hanft | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Adam Hanft

So it was with shame and guilt that broadcast and print journalism devoted so much vastness of coverage to his demise. It was because they seemed small and insignificant compared to Hitchens, that they took the opportunity to flagellate themselves through his very apotheosis.

Africa Mourns Death Of Christopher Hitchens

Michael Mungai | Posted 02.17.2012 | Impact
Michael Mungai

Africa has just lost one of its greatest allies in the fight for human rights.

"Death Is a Very Liberating Thought"

Paul Holdengraber | Posted 09.13.2014 | Media
Paul Holdengraber

On June 4, 2010, Christopher Hitchens appeared on LIVE from the NYPL. This was three days before he became terribly ill. When asked "why write a memoir now?," he answered by saying, "You've got to do it in time."

Farewell, Christopher Hitchens

Emile Hirsch | Posted 02.15.2012 | Home
Emile Hirsch

Hitchens made rockstars seem small, as well as politicians or celebrities -- because his power wasn't something that was easily quantifiable or electable, he didn't have to pander to anyone for respect.

Christopher Hitchens Dies From Pneumonia Complication From Esophageal Cancer: What Is Esophageal Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Influential -- yet controversial -- writer, journalist and atheist Christopher Hitchens passed away from pneumonia on Dec. 15, according to news repor...

Christopher Hitchens: Books Written By The Literary Giant

| Posted 12.17.2011 | Books

By Jonny Segura for Bookish Journalist, critic and eminent atheist Christopher Hitchens died today of pneumonia, a complication of esophageal cance...

Christopher Hitchens and the Fall of a Worthy Adversary

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I have no doubt that Christopher Hitchens will have an afterlife. As one of the most original and provocative writers of his generation, his words will continue to mesmerize, incite, confound, and entertain.

Christopher Hitchens' Final Book

Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

Christopher Hitchens' last memoir will be released early next year, according to the publisher Atlantic Books. The legendary writer died on Thursd...

When An Atheist Dies: Religious Reflections On Christopher Hitchens' Death

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

What happens to an atheist when he dies? No one can answer that question with certainty. However, we can and should reflect on how this extraordinary author, intellectual and provocateur faced death before he died.

Sorting Through The Online Bounty Left By Christopher Hitchens

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

Less than two years after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer, the fiery polemicist and public intellectual Christopher Hitchens died last night, a...

New York Times Redraws Front Page To Include News Of Hitchens' Death

Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

The New York Times redrew the printing of its front page, after news broke that legendary writer Christopher Hitchens had died Thursday night. The...

Friends, Fans Mourn The Death Of Christopher Hitchens

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

Note from the Editor: Journalist and polemicist Christopher Hitchens died on Dec. 15 of pneumonia, a complication of esophageal cancer. He was 62. The...

Remembering Christopher Hitchens

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

Christopher Hitchens was a journalist, an author, an atheist, a smoker, a drinker, a provocateur, a husband and a father. His death on Dec. 15 at the ...

Reactions to The Death of Christopher Hitchens

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

Vanity Fair's announcement that journalist and renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens, 62, had died on Dec. 15 of pneumonia, a complication of esophage...

Christopher Hitchens Dead At 62

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 12.16.2011 | Media

Christopher Hitchens died Thursday in Houston. He was 62. The legendary writer was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2010. His death was announce...