Books by Christopher Hitchens

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Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) was the author of Letters to a Young Contrarian, and the bestseller No One Left to Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family. A regular contributor to Vanity Fair, The Atlantic Monthly and Slate, Hitchens also wrote for The Weekly Standard, The National Review, and The Independent, and appeared on The Daily Show, Charlie Rose, The Chris Matthew's Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, and C-Span's Washington Journal. He was named one of the world's "Top 100 Public Intellectuals" by Foreign Policy and Britain's Prospect.

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The Enemy (Kindle Single)
by Christopher Hitchens
In a brilliant essay on the death of Osama bin Laden, Christopher Hitchens insists that the necessity to resist the threat of theocratic fanaticism is by no means cancelled. Hitchens argues that bin Laden and his adherents represented the most serious and determined and bloodthirsty attempt to revive totalitarian and racist ideology...
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Categories: History
Thomas Paine's Rights of Man (Books That Changed the World)
by Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Hitchens, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great has been called a Tom Paine for our times, and in this addition to the Books that Changed the World Series, he vividly introduces Paine and his Declaration of the Rights of Man , the world’s foremost defense of democracy. Inspired by his outrage...
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Categories: Politics & Government
Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays (Nation Books)
by Christopher Hitchens
"I did not, I wish to state, become a journalist because there was no other ‘profession' that would have me. I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information." Love, Poverty and War: Journeys and Essays showcases America's leading polemicist's rejection of consensus and cliché, whether he's...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Politics & Government
Is Christianity Good for the World?
by Christopher Hitchens
The gloves come off in this electric exchange, originally hosted by Christianity Today, as leading atheist Christopher Hitchens (author of God Is Not Great) and Christian apologist Douglas Wilson (author of Letter from a Christian Citizen) go head-to-head on this divisive question. The result is entertaining and provocative—a glimpse...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality
The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism--The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
by Christopher Hitchens
Over the past few decades, the bestselling author of Hitch-22 has crisscrossed the globe debating religious scholars, Catholic clergy, rabbis, and devout Christians on the existence of God--appearances that have attracted thousands of people on both sides of the issue. He has been invited to talk shows and events to discuss everything...
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The Trial of Henry Kissinger
by Christopher Hitchens
"If the courts and lawyers of this country will not do their duty, we shall watch as the victims and survivors of this man pursue justice and vindication in their own dignified and painstaking way, and at their own expense, and we shall be put to shame." Forget Pinochet, Milosevic, Hussein, Kim Jong-il, or Gaddafi: America need look no...
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Categories: History; Social Sciences
Why Orwell Matters
by Christopher Hitchens
In this widely acclaimed biographical essay, Christopher Hitchens assesses the life, the achievements, and the myth of the great political writer and participant George Orwell. In true emulative and contrarian style, Hitchens is both admiring and aggressive, sympathetic yet critical, taking true measure of his subject as hero and...
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The Monarchy: A Critique of Britain's Favourite Fetish
by Christopher Hitchens
'Why, when the subject of royalty or monarchy is mentioned, do the British bid adieu to every vestige of proportion, modesty, humour and restraint? ' This is not a call for the monarchy’s abolition by fiat; illusions cannot be abolished. This is an invitation to think. In this scathing essay, Christopher Hitchens looks at the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Politics & Government
No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton
by Christopher Hitchens
"Just as the necessary qualification for a good liar is a good memory, so the essential equipment of a would-be lie detector is a good timeline, and a decent archive." In NO ONE LEFT TO LIE TO, a New York Times bestseller, Christopher Hitchens casts an unflinching eye on the Clinton political machine and offers a searing indictment of...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; History; Politics & Government; Social Sciences
Christopher Hitchens and His Critics
by Christopher Hitchens
 Christopher Hitchens—political journalist, cultural critic, public intellectual and self-described contrarian—is one of the most controversial and prolific writers of his generation. His most recent book,  God Is Not Great, was on the  New York Times bestseller list in 2007 for months. Like his hero, George Orwell, Hitchens is a...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government
Blood, Class and Empire: The Enduring Anglo-American Relationship (Nation Books)
by Christopher Hitchens
Since the end of the Cold War so-called experts have been predicting the eclipse of America's "special relationship" with Britain. But as events have shown, especially in the wake of 9/11, the political and cultural ties between America and Britain have grown stronger. Blood, Class and Empire examines the dynamics of this relationship...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Politics & Government; Social Sciences
Hitchens vs. Blair: Be It Resolved Religion Is a Force for Good in the World (The Munk Debates)
by Christopher Hitchens
Intellectual juggernaut and staunch atheist Christopher Hitchens goes head-to-head with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, one of the Western world’s most openly devout political leaders, on the highly charged topic of religion. Few world leaders have had a greater hand in shaping current events than Blair; few writers have...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; Philosophy
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
by Christopher Hitchens
Whether you're a lifelong believer, a devout atheist, or someone who remains uncertain about the role of religion in our lives, this insightful manifesto will engage you with its provocative ideas. With a close and studied reading of the major religious texts, Christopher Hitchens documents the ways in which religion is a man-made...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality; Philosophy
by Christopher Hitchens
On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, Hitch-22 , Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would later write in the first of a series of award-winning columns for Vanity Fair, he suddenly found himself being deported "from the country of...
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Categories: Memoirs; Social Sciences
Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens
by Christopher Hitchens
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Hitch-22: A Memoir
by Christopher Hitchens
Over the course of his 60 years, Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom. He has been both a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam and a supporter of the U.S. war against Islamic extremism in Iraq. He has been both a foreign correspondent in some of the world's most dangerous places and...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
Thomas Jefferson: Author of America (Eminent Lives)
by Christopher Hitchens
In this unique biography of Thomas Jefferson, leading journalist and social critic Christopher Hitchens offers a startlingly new and provocative interpretation of our Founding Father. Situating Jefferson within the context of America's evolution and tracing his legacy over the past two hundred years, Hitchens brings the character of...
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Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Letters to a Young Contrarian
by Christopher Hitchens
In the book that he was born to write, provocateur and best-selling author Christopher Hitchens inspires future generations of radicals, gadflies, mavericks, rebels, angry young (wo)men, and dissidents. Who better to speak to that person who finds him or herself in a contrarian position than Hitchens, who has made a career of...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality; Philosophy; Politics & Government
The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice
by Christopher Hitchens
"A religious fundamentalist, a political operative, a primitive sermonizer, and an accomplice of worldly secular powers. Her mission has always been of this kind. The irony is that she has never been able to induce anybody to believe her. It is past time that she was duly honored and taken at her word." Among his many books, perhaps...
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Categories: All Religion & Spirituality; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Social Sciences
And Yet...: Essays
by Christopher Hitchens
The seminal, uncollected essays—lauded as “dazzling” ( The New York Times Book Review )—by the late Christopher Hitchens, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller God Is Not Great , showcase the notorious contrarian’s genius for rhetoric and his sharp rebukes to tyrants and the ill-informed everywhere. For more than...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification
by Christopher Hitchens
The most powerful case yet made for the return of the Parthenon Marbles The Parthenon Marbles (formerly known as the Elgin Marbles), designed and executed by Pheidias to adorn the Parthenon, are perhaps the greatest of all classical sculptures. In 1801, Lord Elgin, then ambassador to the Turkish government, had chunks of the frieze...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Social Sciences
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