Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair
and the Atlantic Monthly
. He also writes for Slate
. He is the author of many books, including For the Sake of Argument
, No One Left to Lie To
, The Trial of Henry Kissinger
, and Letters to a Young Contrarian
. His current paperback, God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
was a New York Times
best seller and a finalist for The National Book Award. From 1982 to 2002, he wrote a bi-weekly column for The Nation
. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, the New School for Social Research, and the University of Pittsburgh. Christopher Hitchens was born in England and became a U.S. citizen in 2007. [Broadcast Date: April 27, 2009]
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