Not Lost for Words
by Christopher Hitchens
Twelve Publishing, 2012
(119 pages, $22.99, hardcover)
by Theodore Dalrymple
New English Review Press, 2012
(238 pages, $19.95, paperback)
reviewed by Matthew Walther
"Who else feels Christopher Hitchens getting terminal throat cancer was God's revenge for him using his voice to blaspheme him?"
Dismayed. That's how I felt in June 2010 when messages like this one began to appear online following the announcement that Christopher Hitchens had been diagnosed with esophageal (not throat) cancer. Hitchens, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and The Atlantic, the author of nearly twenty books and, for my money, . . .
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