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"Whether on the invasion of Iraq or the merits of Vladimir Nabokov's fiction, master controversialist Hitchens has an informed opinion. . . . Vintage Hitchens. Argumentative and sometimes just barely civil -- another worthy collection from this most inquiring of inquirers." -- "Kirkus Reviews" (starred)"These 750 pages of bright, witty, nearly always charged reportage and argument are business as usual for one of the most lucid and humane voices of our age. . . . Purposeful and well told. . . . Here are more than 700 pages of a life lived fully through meaningful work." -- Charles Foran, "Globe and Mail" --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and Visiting Professor in liberal studies at the New School in New York. He is the author of numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, George Orwell, Mother Theresa, Henry Kissinger and Bill and Hillary Clinton, as well as his international bestseller and National Book Award nominee, god Is Not Great. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product Description
Wonderful insights into history and literature. Cannot put it down. We have lost an amazing mind, and I am glad he left us such a fine legacy.Published 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
A massive collection of essays on literature, foreign policy, and other topics. It's not at all dull, but you will find it a massive plow unless you have a great deal of... Read morePublished on June 14 2012 by Mark Nenadov
It is an okay read, but to be honest it is not one of his finest works. I thought the essays would be more relevant to today's issues but most articles are book reviews. Read morePublished on April 19 2012 by Patrick