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Hitchens's intellect is very powerful, his writing is unbelievable, and his life is fascinating.
This memoir, though, was a bit dryer than I would like, and while I have always been interested in Hitchens's writings, this book was quite simply, boring.
I'm not saying you'll be convinced, but I'm saying that while you're reading this book, you will at least consider the possibility.
This is a truly magnificent memoir by a writer and journalist who was also an activist for the many causes he believed in and espoused. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Adil T.
A great book. Hitchens' wit abounds here, as well as all of his prejudices and perks. Even if you do not agree with any of his philosophy, you will find the book most human and... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Robert Odle
Top drawer quality of service and product quality. I was very happy with the vendor.Published 15 days ago by Benjamin Fresquez
Brilliant writer - warm, witty, erudite - everything you would expect from Christopher Hitchens. He was a politico so if you are not interested in politics it may not be your cup... Read morePublished 17 days ago by jennifer stephan
Christopher Hitchens used to emphasize his love of irony. Reading through the new preface, which was written after his cancer diagnosis, it all feels ironic -- but perhaps a better... Read morePublished 23 days ago by S. Lustgarten
an excellent view into a fascinating personality as he explored his world and the changes that he underwent. Complete with glimpses of well-known authors and world figures.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I was a great admirer of Hitch's (for the most part), and had much looked forward to reading this memoir. There were many interesting bits, for sure, and much fine writing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Librum