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"Ronald Reagan used to alarm other constituencies by speaking freely about the End Times foreshadowed in the Bible." -- Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Eric Hitchens (born 13 April 1949) is an English-American author and journalist (or Sage writer) whose books, essays, and journalistic career span more than four decades. He has been a columnist and literary critic at The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, Slate, World Affairs, The Nation, Free Inquiry, and became the William S. Hertz media fellow at the Hoover Institution in September 2008. He is a staple of talk shows and lecture circuits and in 2005 he was voted the world's fifth top public intellectual in a Prospect/Foreign Policy poll.

Known for his admiration of George Orwell, Karl Marx, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson, and for his excoriating critiques of, among others, Mother Teresa, Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Henry Kissinger, his confrontational style of debate has made him both a lauded and controversial figure. As a political observer, polemicist and self-defined radical, he rose to prominence as a fixture of the left-wing publications in his native Britain and in the United States. His departure from the established political left began in 1989 after what he called the "tepid reaction" of the European left following Ayatollah Khomeini's issue of a fatw? calling for the murder of Salman Rushdie. The September 11, 2001 attacks strengthened his embrace of an interventionist foreign policy and his vociferous criticism of what he called "fascism with an Islamic face."

Identified as a champion of the "new atheism" movement, Hitchens describes himself as an anti-theist and believer in the philosophical values of the Enlightenment. Hitchens says that a person "could be an atheist and wish that belief in god were correct," but that "An antitheist, a term I’m trying to get into circulation, is someone who is relieved that there’s no evidence for such an assertion." He argues that the concept of God or a supreme being is a totalitarian belief that destroys individual freedom, and that free expression and scientific discovery should replace religion as a means of teaching ethics and defining human civilization. He wrote at length on atheism and the nature of religion in his 2007 book God Is Not Great.

Though Hitchens retained his British citizenship, he became a United States citizen on the steps of the Jefferson Memorial, on 13 April 2007, his fifty-eighth birthday. His latest book, Hitch-22: A Memoir, was published in June 2010. Touring for the book was cut short later the same month so that he could begin treatment for newly diagnosed oesophageal cancer.

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Total Books: 142
Triumvirate of Rationalism Thomas Paine Thomas Jefferson and George Orwell
The Atheist Manifesto
2016 - The Atheist Manifesto (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781944541606
ISBN-10: 1944541608
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Politics & Social Sciences
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And Yet Essays
2016 - And Yet Essays (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781476772073
ISBN-10: 147677207X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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And Yet  Essays
2015 - And Yet Essays (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780771038563
ISBN-10: 0771038569
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Politics & Social Sciences
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2015 - And Yet (Paperback)
Why Religion is Immoral And Other Interventions
Mortality
2014 - Mortality (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781455502769
ISBN-10: 1455502766
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Hitch- 22
2013 - Hitch- 22 (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788499897288
ISBN-10: 8499897282
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Mortalidad / Mortality
2012 - Mortalidad / Mortality [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788499922188
ISBN-10: 849992218X
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Arguably Essays by Christopher Hitchens
2012 - Arguably Essays By Christopher Hitchens (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781455502783
ISBN-10: 1455502782
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Hitch-22 A Memoir
2012 - Hitch-22 a Memoir (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780446568968
ISBN-10: 0446568961
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Trial of Henry Kissinger
2012 - The Trial of Henry Kissinger (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781455522972
ISBN-10: 145552297X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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No One Left to Lie To The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton
The Missionary Position Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice
The Missionary Position Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice
Ultimas Palavras
2012 - Ultimas Palavras [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788525052742
ISBN-10: 8525052744
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Arguably Selected Essays
2011 - Arguably Selected Essays (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780771041419
ISBN-10: 0771041411
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Quotable Hitchens From Alcohol to Zionism
2011 - The Quotable Hitchens From Alcohol to Zionism (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780306819582
ISBN-10: 0306819589
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Hitchens vs Blair Be It Resolved Religion Is a Force for Good in the World
2011 - Hitchens Vs Blair Be It Resolved Religion Is a Force for Good in the World (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781770890084
ISBN-10: 1770890084
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Hitch-22
2010 - Hitch-22 (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781843549222
ISBN-10: 1843549220
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Hitch-22 Some Confessions and Contradictions
2010 - Hitch-22 Some Confessions and Contradictions (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780771041105
ISBN-10: 0771041101
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Hitch 22 A Memoir
2010 - Hitch 22 a Memoir (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781843549215
ISBN-10: 1843549212
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2008 - Thomas Paine's Rights of Man [Books That Changed the World] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
2004 - Hons and Rebels [New York Review Books Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2003 - Cartas a Un Joven Disidente [Cronicas - Cronicas Anagrama - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1984 - Cyprus (Hardcover)
1981 - Inequalities in Zimbabwe [MRG report] (Paperback)Paperback
Dieu N'est Pas Grand [French Edition] (Paperback)
Juicio a Kissinger [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)