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  • Arguably: Essays

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $10.00 - $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781455502783
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: September 2012
    Spanning four remarkable decades, a collection includes the best-selling author's early writings on civil rights, Vietnam and international incidents, as well as his inflammatory -- and now infamous -- columns on the Clintons, the Catholic Church, Mother Theresa, radical Islam and an array of meditations on contemporary politics and political figures. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
  • Arguably: Essays

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780771041419
    • Publisher: Signal/McCleland Stewart
    • Published: September 2011
  • For the Sake of Argument: Essays and Minority Reports

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780860914358
    • Publisher: Verso
    • Published: July 1993
    One of the more astute, acerbic and critical political journalists of our age. Hitchens ranges from the political squalor of Washington at the end of Bush I's reign to the twilight of Stalinism in Prague; from the Jewish quarter of Damascus in the aftermath of the Gulf War to the imperishable resistance of Sarajevo. Readers will find outstanding essays on political assassination in America as well as a scathing review of the evisceration of politics by pollsters and spin-doctors (how timely!). Included are a pointed reassessment of Graham Greene and a riotous celebration of drinking and smoking, not to mention an unsparing rogues' gallery (Kissinger, et al). 353p.
  • God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780446579803
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: 2007
    With his pummeling erudition and wit, journalist Christopher Hitchens addresses the most urgent issue of our time: the malignant force of religion in the world. Redefining the debate about religion in public life, Hitchens takes on the faithful, arguing eloquently to make the ultimate case against religion through a close & learned reading of the major religious texts. Citing the personal story of his own dangerous encounters with faith, Hitchens describes his intellectual journey toward a secular view of life based on science and reason, in which the heavens are replaced by the Hubble telescope's awesome view and the double helix replaces Moses and the burning bush. 307p.
  • God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780446697965
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: April 2009
    With his unique fusion of erudition and wit, Hitchens addresses the most urgent issue of our time: the malignant force of religion in the world. In this eloquent argument with the faithful, he makes the ultimate case against dogma (and for a more secular approach to life) through a close and learned reading of the major theological texts. Hitchens tells the personal story of his own dangerous encounters with religion and describes his intellectual journey toward a secular view of life based on science and reason. Christopher Hitchens passed away on December 15, 2011. References, Index. A National Book Award Finalist. 320p.
  • Lines of Dissent: Writing from the New Statesman, 1913-1988

    By Stephen Howe

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780860912071
    • Publisher: Verso
    • Published: September 1988
    Gathers essays by Samuel Beckett, E.M. Forster, Graham Greene, D.H. Lawrence, Malcolm Muggeridge, J.B. Priestly, Bertrand Russell, and Rebecca West
  • Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781560255802
    • Publisher: Nation Books
    • Published: November 2004
    This 'Christopher Hitchens Reader' showcases America's leading polemicist's rejection of consensus and cliche. Whether reporting from abroad in Indonesia, Kurdistan, Iraq, North Korea, or Cuba, or mercilessly pummeling Bill Clinton, Noam Chomsky, Mel Gibson, Michael Bloomberg, or Mother Teresa, Hitchens' perspective is that of the astute contrarian armed with a savage wit. Consistently over the past decade, he's demonstrated an ability to ever differentiate Thomas Jefferson from Thomas the Tank Engine. 475p.
  • Mortality

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781848879218
    • Publisher: Atlantic Books
    • Published: 2012
    The world's greatest contrarian confronts his own death in this brave and unforgettable book.
  • No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781455522996
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: April 2012
    Suggests that President Clinton's largest legacy may be the weakening of the presidency and of the Democratic Party.
  • Our Man in Havana

    By Graham Greene

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780142438008
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: July 2007
    Follows the plight of Wormold, a former vacuum cleaner salesman, who becomes a slave to the expensive whims of his thirteen-year-old daughter, Milly, and takes on a job for MI6 as Secret Agent 5920015 to pay for them. Reissue.
  • Peace and Its Discontents: Essays on Palestine in the Middle East Peace Process

    By Edward W. Said

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679767251
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: January 1996
    Essays by the Palestinian American political analyist examine the challenges to Palestine and Israel in the Middle East peace process
  • The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844672523
    • Publisher: Verso
    • Published: April 2008
    The Parthenon Marbles (formerly known as the Elgin Marbles), designed and executed by Pheidias to adorn the Parthenon, are perhaps the greatest of all classical sculptures. In 1801, Lord Elgin, then ambassador to the Turkish government, had chunks of the frieze sawn off and shipped to England, where they were subsequently seized by Parliament and sold to the British Museum to help pay off Elgin's debts.This scandal, exacerbated by the inept handling of the scultpures by their self-appointed guardians, remains unresolved to this day. In his fierce, eloquent account of a shameful piece of British imperial history, Christopher Hitchens makes the moral, artistic, legal and political case for re-unifying the Parthenon frieze in Athens.The opening of the New Acropolis Museum emphatically trumps the British Museum's long-standing (if always questionable) objection that there is nowehere in Athens to house the Parthenon Marbles. With contributions by Nadine Gordimer and Professor Charalambos Bouras, The Parthenon Marbles will surely enbd all arguments about where these great treasures belong, and help bring a two-centuries-old disgrace to a just conclusion.
  • The Sixties: Diaries, Volume Two, 1960-1969

    By Christopher Isherwood

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780061180194
    • Publisher: Harper
    • Published: December 2010
    This second volume of Christopher Isherwood's remarkable diaries opens on his fifty-sixth birthday, as the fifties give way to the decade of social and sexual revolution. Isherwood takes the reader from the bohemian sunshine of Southern California to a London finally swinging free of postwar gloom, to the racy cosmpolitanism of New York and to the raw Australian outback. he charts his ongoing quest for spiritual certainty under the guidance of his Hindu guru, and he reveals in reckless detail the emotional drama of his love for the American painter Don Bachardy, thrity years his junior and struggling to establish his own artistic identity. The diaries are crammed with wicked gossip and probing psychological insights about the cultural icons of the time - from Francis Bacon to Gore Vidal. But the diaries are most revealing about Isherwood himself - his fiction, his film writing, his college teaching, and his affairs of the heart. In the background run references to the political and historical events of the period. , i.e., the Vietnam War, the Summer of Love. An unparalleled chronicle with open-ended consequences. Glossary, Index. 756p.
  • Thomas Paine's Rights of Man

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802143839
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: September 2008
    (Books That Changed the World series). A political descendant of the great pamphleteer (Declaration of the Rights of Man, 1791), Christopher Hitchens marvels at Paine's philosophical eloquence, and the extent to which the form of his writing laid foundation to the American experiment. As a proponent of 'the rights of man', Paine's commitment is second to none. Notes, Index. 158p.
  • Vanity Fair's Hollywood

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670891412
    • Publisher: Viking Studio
    • Published: 2000
    Classic and contemporary photographs, essays, and caricatures covering nearly a century of cinematic idol worship, from 1914 to today; the power, beauty, and glamour of those whose artificial paradise we refuse to surrender, excepting our surrender to the likes of Garbo, Madonna, Gable, and Nicholson. Photo-images from Cecil Beaton to Annie Leibovitz to Mario Testino. Color/black-and-whit photography. 320p.

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