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Christopher Hitchens named 2010 LA Times Book Prize finalist

among other notables: Ron Chernow, Jonathan Franzen, Laura Hillenbrand, Sebastian Junger, Edmund Morris, and Patti Smith. LAT.

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Another Hitch-22 review

and perhaps the last I’ll link to here: a careful consideration of the memoir by Ian Buruma in the New York Review of Books.

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Hitchens new memoir on the front page of the Sunday Times Book Review

as with most of the reviews, there is a minor ache for the book to have been more literary than political memoir (i.e. divorces and subsequent or preceding cocktail hours with Salman and Martin), coupled with a general understanding that even with Hitchens’s rhetorical spirit: reconciliation can be hard to do.

I must add that Hitchens wrote the introduction to our little collection of H.P. Lovecraft’s atheist writings; I’m obliged.

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Hitchens Stuff–

Decca Aitkenhead talks with Christopher Hitchens about his surprising support of the Iraq invasion, friendship with Martin Amis, and new memoir Hitch-22 at The Guardian.

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