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Untitled - Christopher Hitchens - Mortality (CDr)

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  1. “It's probably a merciful thing that pain is impossible to describe from memory” ― Christopher Hitchens, Mortality This short collection of writings done by Christopher Hitchens detailing his experience with cancer, dying and mortality reminds me in no little way of a 21st century Montaigne. While I was expecting Hitchen's stoic materialism to jump off the page, I was also surprised by /5.
  2. Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April – 15 December ) was an English-American intellectual, and social critic who expressed himself as an author, orator, essayist, journalist and columnist. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of over 30 books, including five collections of essays on culture, politics, and Christopher Eric Hitchens, 13 April , .
  3. Sep 05,  · Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens, who died from esophageal cancer in December , chronicled his battle with the disease — his 18 months "of living dyingly" — in Mortality.
  4. Aug 31,  · “Mortality” comes with a fine foreword by his longtime Vanity Fair editor and friend Graydon Carter, who writes of Christopher’s “saucy fearlessness,” “great turbine of a mind” and.
  5. Sep 01,  · Christopher Hitchens's own pieces are shaped like a fugue; the theme is death, his own death, and the voice in each piece changes slightly as death comes closer.
  6. Sep 07,  · Hitchens died of cancer in December and his last book, "Mortality," has just been published. It includes seven essays he penned for "Vanity Fair," and a .
  7. Aug 25,  · Mortality by Christopher Hitchens – review Christopher Hitchens's final collection of writing is his most honest 'Savage, literate and brilliant': Christopher Hitchens in May
  8. On June 8, , while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, Hitch, Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and he would later write in the first of a series of award-winning columns for Vanity Fair, he suddenly found himself being deported "from the country of the well across the stark frontier that marks off the land.

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