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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...

How To Play The Paperback Game

nytimes.com | DWIGHT GARNER | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

The best after-dinner games need no special equipment to play: no dice, cards, tiles or machines that bleat at wrong answers. Classics like charades a...

The Guardian Picks The 5 Best Lines From The Year's Best Books

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"A precocious anarchist, at 13 Sherman told me he was going to strip naked, except for a skullcap and an attaché case, then stump into Grodzinski's, ...

The Importance of Being Hitchens: Get Well Soon, Christopher

Zachary Stockill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Zachary Stockill

Christopher Hitchens has always encouraged his audiences to think, which is the ultimate accomplishment of any writer. I wish him a swift recovery.

Christopher Hitchens: A Narcissistic Manchild

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ariel Gonzalez

Hitchens views the world bichromatically, in black and white. Hitchens thrives on certainty. But there have been notable instances when he has demonstrated wishy-washiness.

Christopher Hitchens: Bill Clinton Liked Pot Brownies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Christopher Hitchens' memoir, Hitch-22, is due out next month, though some of the salacious details have been leaking out early. Namely, Hitchens' ex...

Christopher Hitchens Book Tour Suspended For 'Personal Reasons'

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Christopher Hitchens has suspended the book tour for his memoir "Hitch-22," Politico reports. A spokesman for Hitchen's publisher Twelve books conf...

Christopher Hitchens' "Hitch 22": Left? Right? Center?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Believer Ian Buruma The New York Review of Books "Hitch-22: A Memoir" by Christopher Hitchens Twelve, 435 pp., $26.99 Near the end of his new bo...

Should Christopher Hitchens Apologize to Iraqis (And U.S. Peace Marchers?)

Fred Branfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Branfman

Hitchens' memoir Hitch 22 provides a textbook case of nonhumanity. For while proudly bragging of helping cause the invasion, he does not even mention let alone acknowledge responsibility for the civilian suffering to which it led.

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Snoozed on book reviews this weekend? We've got you covered. "The Notebook," Jose Saramago The Los Angeles Times What makes this exceptional is tha...

Hitch 22: Memoir of an Untamed Public Intellectual

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carlo Strenger

In an age where too many pundits are anxious not to offend allies in their own camp and not to take too many risks with their opponents, Hitchens is a reminder of the irreplaceable role of the untamed intellectual .

Father's Day Gift Ideas: Huffington Post Readers Pick Great Books To Give To Dad (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, blogger Jesse Kornbluth came up with a list of 10 books that would make great gifts for Father's Day. As usual, HuffPost Books readers had ...

Christopher Hitchens On 'Hitch-22': Memoir Was 'Fantastically Difficult' To Write

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WASHINGTON — The coffee is strong, the wine a dry red poured from a tall, swanlike beaker. On a sunny afternoon at his apartment near Dupont Circle,...

Christopher Hitchens On 'The Daily Show': Author Talks 'Hitch-22,' Life As An Idealist In The 60's (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Christopher Hitchens spoke to Jon Stewart last night on "The Daily Show" about his new memoir, "Hitch-22." The controversial journalist, famous for hi...

Christopher Hitchens To Rewrite Ten Commandments

Reuters | Mark Egan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Already infamous for being the then-socialist who called Margaret Thatcher sexy and as the contrarian who loved George W. Bush's war in Iraq, Christop...

Christopher Hitchens's Memoir 'Hitch-22' Is Brilliantly Witty, But Where Are The Women?

Times UK | Lynn Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Christopher Hitchens is one of the great conversationalists of our age and his wit, style and erudition are brilliantly deployed in this glittering au...

Martin Amis And Christopher Hitchens Both Write About Their Friendship In New Books

The Wall Street Journal | ALEXANDRA ALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Martin Amis says his new novel, "The Pregnant Widow," isn't remotely autobiographical, but members of his circle will instantly recognize Nicholas, th...