Christopher Hitchens
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Christopher Hitchens

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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    • God Is Not Great

    • How Religion Poisons Everything
    • By: Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hitchens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
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    In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris' recent best-seller, The End of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion....

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    • ...Though Hitchens Is!

    • By Ben Capozzi on 11-13-11

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    • Hitch-22

    • A Memoir
    • By: Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hitchens
    • Length: 17 hrs and 29 mins
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    Christopher Hitchens contains multitudes. He sees all sides of an argument. And he believes the personal is political....

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    • Truth, the whole truth and nothing but.

    • By Laura on 08-23-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Letters to a Young Contrarian

    • By: Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
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    A witty, wise, biting, and completely individual meditation on what it means to think, live, and be to the contrary....

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    • Something I'll listen to again

    • By Mark on 05-03-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens

    • By: Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 28 hrs and 22 mins
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    Arguably offers an indispensable key to understanding the passionate and skeptical spirit of one of our most dazzling writers....

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    • Grab it

    • By Davol2449 on 09-02-11

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Portable Atheist

    • Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever
    • By: Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Ball
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
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    Christopher Hitchens continues to make the case for a splendidly godless universe in this first-ever gathering of the influential voices past and present....

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    • Unabridged is not so

    • By Eugenio on 12-30-10

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    • Mortality

    • By: Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    In this riveting account of his affliction, Christopher Hitchens poignantly describes how disease transforms experience and changes our relationship to the world around us....

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    • Death IS the DARK backing

    • By Darwin8u on 09-05-12

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    • The Missionary Position

    • Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice
    • By: Christopher Hitchens, Thomas Mallon (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    Among his many books, perhaps none have sparked more outrage than The Missionary Position, Christopher Hitchens's meticulous study of the life and deeds of Mother Teresa....

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    • Another View of our Saint

    • By Michael Friedman on 06-12-12

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    • Thomas Paine's Rights of Man

    • A Biography: Books That Changed the World
    • By: Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
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    Thomas Paine was one of the greatest political propagandists in history....

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    • Good, but not exactly what I expected.

    • By Katy on 03-04-10

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    • No One Left to Lie To

    • The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton
    • By: Christopher Hitchens, Douglas Brinkley (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
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    "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....

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    • A scathing attack from the left.

    • By Charles on 08-11-15

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    • And Yet...

    • Essays
    • By: Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    And Yet... assembles a selection that usefully adds to Hitchens' oeuvre. It ranges from the literary to the political and is, by turns, a banquet of entertaining and instructive delights....

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    • A woinderful collection of Hitchen's articles

    • By Michael Friedman on 02-03-16

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