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Excellent book. very well written, in line with what you would expect from this legend.
Hitchens faces the inevitable of us all with grace and courage and with light humor and even one very funny episode from a book tour.
Made one think about this ending to life which will come to us all and the more prepared/accepting we are, the better we go.
A good perspective from the dying patient consistent with Hitchens' world-view. Good insights for those comforting and seriously ill person - what to not say and do mostly. Read morePublished 8 days ago by jennifer stephan
In reading this book one can only hope that we are able to meet our own death with as much courage, humor, and grace.Published 9 days ago by Henry Bowman
Hitchens' work is a series of reflections on death, written after he was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer and published after he died in December of 2011. Read morePublished 12 days ago by J. Miller
I have never read Hitchens before this book, but had heard a lot about him. I saw an article about "Mortality" in The New Yorker and decided to read it. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Mparr
Since I know of nothing to compare it to, I'd have to say this is the best book on the essence of dying there is. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eurisko Lontano
There are wonderful reviews here, beautifully expressing their admiration for the brilliance of Christopher Hitchens. Read morePublished 1 month ago by momwifesq
A powerful examination of this writer's process of treatment and deterioration as he considers the inevitable death from terminal esphogeal cancer. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ralph's mother