Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens, Christopher Hitchens
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Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens

Author: Christopher Hitchens

Narrator: Simon Prebble

Unabridged: 28 hr 22 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 09/01/2011

Genre: Literary Collections - Essays

Synopsis

The first new collection 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. Topics range from ruminations on why Charles Dickens was among the best of writers and the worst of men to the haunting science fiction of J.G. Ballard; from the enduring legacies of Thomas Jefferson and George Orwell to the persistent agonies of anti-Semitism and jihad. Hitchens even looks at the recent financial crisis and argues for arthe enduring relevance of Karl Marx. The audio 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' credentials as-to quote Christopher Buckley-our "greatest living essayist in the English language."

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