Thomas Jefferson: Author of America Christopher Hitchens

Situating Jefferson within the context of America's evolution and tracing his legacy over the past two hundred years, Hitchens brings the character of Jefferson to life as a man of his time and als...

Letters to a Young Contrarian Christopher Hitchens

Exploring the entire range of "contrary positions"--from noble dissident to gratuitous nag--Hitchens introduces the next generation to the minds and the misfits who influenced him, invoking such me...

The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever Christopher Hitchens

From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great, a provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages with never-before-published pieces by...

God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything Christopher Hitchens

Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason, in which hell is replaced by the Hubble Telescope's awesome view of the universe, and Moses and the burning bush gi...

A Long Short War: The Postponed Liberation of Iraq Christopher Hitchens

One of our most respected and controversial liberal thinkers makes the case for war in Iraq. Written in his trademark contrarian voice, Untitled on Iraq is comprised of Hitchens' essays on the just...

The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice Christopher Hitchens

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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Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays Christopher Hitchens

"I did not, I wish to state, become a journalist because there was no other profession' that would have me.

I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information....

No One Left to Lie to: The Values of the Worst Family Christopher Hitchens

In No One Left to Lie To, Christopher Hitchens portrays President Bill Clinton as one of the most ideologically skewed and morally negligent politicians of recent times. In a blistering polemic whi...

Thomas Paine's Rights of Man: A Biography Christopher Hitchens

Thomas Paine was one of the greatest advocates of freedom in history, and his Declaration of the Rights of Man, first published in 1791, is the key to his reputation.

Inspired by his outrage ...

Is Christianity Good for the World? Christopher Hitchens

The gloves come off in this electric exchange, originally hosted by Christianity Today, as leading atheist Christopher Hitchens (author of God Is Not Great) and Christian apologist Douglas Wilson (...

The Monarchy: A Critique of Britain's Favourite Fetish (Counterblasts #10) Christopher Hitchens

In this scathing essay, Christopher Hitchens looks at the relationship of the press and the public to the royal family, unpacking the tautology and contradictory arguments that prop it up.

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