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Saturday, December 17, 2011

R.I.P Christopher Hitchens - The Best of the Hitchens

Anderson Cooper Remembers Christopher Hitchens

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(Via TIME)Christopher Hitchens, the brilliant, pugilistic essayist and journalist, died Thursday of cancer at age 62. This is not a personal remembrance of Hitchens; I didn’t know him. It’s too bad, because from all accounts knowing “Hitch” was a bracing experience, involving arguments and legendary drinking bouts that Hitchens, inevitably, would win. (There will be plenty of personal accounts of Hitchens from his writer friends; you might start with this Christopher Buckley’s appreciation in the New Yorker online, which addresses both the arguing and the drinking.)

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