Arguably : Essays by Christopher Hitchens

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The first new book of essays by Christopher Hitchens since 2004, ARGUABLY offers an indispensable key to understanding the passionate and skeptical spirit of one of our most dazzling writers, widely admired for the clarity of his style, a result of his disciplined and candid thinking. The book forms a bridge between the two parallel enterprises of culture and politics. It reveals how politics justifies itself by culture, and how the latter prompts the former. In this fashion, ARGUABLY burnishes Christopher Hitchens's credentials as-to quote Christopher Buckley-our "greatest living essayist in the English language.".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 60mm | 979.75g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • United States
  • English
  • 1455504092
  • 9781455504091
  • 15,856

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"As contemptuous, digressive, righteous, and riotously funny as the rest of the author's incessant output, this memoir is an effective coming-of-age story, regardless of what one may think of the resulting adult . . . Hitchens paints a credible and even affecting self-portrait." The New Yorkershow more