Hitch-22: A Memoir
Over the course of his 60 years, Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom. He has been both a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam and a supporter of the U.S. war against Islamic extremism in Iraq. He has been both a foreign correspondent in some of the world's most dangerous places and a legendary bon vivant with an unquenchable thirst for alcohol and literature. He is a fervent atheist, raised as a Christian, by a mother whose Jewish heritage was not revealed to him until her suicide.
In other words, Christopher Hitchens contains multitudes. He sees all sides of an argument. And he believes the personal is political.
This is the story of his life, lived large.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bartt95 - LibraryThing
An in my opinion perfect memoir / autobiography. It is not often that one discovers a writer that moves, impresses, reasons logically and patiently, and most of all, inspires, at the same time. I have ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Michael_Rose - LibraryThing
My favorite biography so far, auto or otherwise. I was particularly hit hard by the fate of his mother. If you want to understand more about the man than just his arguments, perhaps why he argues the way he does, you'd do well to read this book. Read full review
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