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  • Arguably: Essays

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • 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.
  • Blood, Class and Empire: The Enduring Anglo-American Relationship

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781560255925
    • Publisher: NATION BOOKS
    • Published: March 2004
    A mordant, episodic, brilliantly lucid history of transatlantic negotiat ions of power and cultural influence. Interrogating the assumptions behind British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan's pious belief that Britain's 20th-century role is to play civilizing Greece to America's Rome, Hitchens shows how the British insinuated the ideology of Empire into America's 'expansionist' foreign policy. Bibliographic Notes, Index. 398p. Pap.
  • Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

    By Aldous Huxley

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060776091
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: July 2005
    (HarperPerennial Modern Classics). 'Brave New World,' first published in 1932, presents Huxley's vision of the future in which, through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, people are genetically designed to be passive and therefore consistently useful to the ruling class. As a powerful work of speculative fiction, it sheds a critical light on society. In 'Brave New World Revisited'(1958), Huxley uses his knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with the prophetic fantasy envisioned in his earlier utopic fiction, including threats to humanity, such as overpopulation, propaganda, & chemical persuasion. 340p.
  • 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.
  • Hitchens vs. Blair: Be It Resolved That Religion Is A Force Of Good In The World

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781770890084
    • Publisher: House of Anansi Press
    • Published: March 2011
    The Munk Debate On Religion. On November 26, 2010, intellectual juggernaut and staunch atheist Christopher Hitchens went head-to-head with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, one of the Western world’s most openly devout political leaders, on the highly charged topic of religion. In this edition of The Munk Debates – Canada’s premier international debate series – Hitchens and Blair square off on the contentious questions that continue to dog the topic of religion in our globalized world: How does faith influence our actions? What is the role of people of faith in the public sphere? Does religion fuel conflict between and within nations? For the first time ever, this exclusive debate, which played to a sold-out audience, is now available in print, along with candid interviews with both debaters. 81p.
  • Left Hooks, Right Crosses: A Decade of Political Writing

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $18.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781560254096
    • Publisher: Nation Books
    • Published: November 2002
    In an incisive and thought-provoking debate, journalists--representing the left, and the right--duke it out over a host of issues facing the nation today--with contributions by Thomas Fleming, Susan Sontage, William Monahan, Tony Kushner, Kenneth Anderson, Nat Hentoff, David Brooks, Edward Said, Peter Collier,, and James Weinstein, among others. Original.
  • Letters to a Young Contrarian

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465030330
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: April 2005
    The author, a world-class provocateur, inspires future generations of radicals, gadflies, mavericks, rebels and all other versions of angry young wo/men. Exploring the entire range of 'contrary positions' from noble dissident to `gratuitous pain in the butt', Hitchens introduces the next generation to the minds & misfits who inspire him - invoking such mentors as Emile Zola, Rosa Parks, and George Orwell. Bound to be a classic in the field of 'the importance of disagreement.' 141p.
  • Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • 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.
  • Safe Area Gorazde: The War In Eastern Bosnia 1992-95

    By Joe Sacco

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781560974703
    • Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
    • Published: January 2002
    Comic strips reveal the lives of those living in the Muslim enclave of Gorazde during the Bosian war, describing how they survived Serbian attacks that left them without access to the outside world, electricity, or running water.
  • The Adventures of Augie March

    By Saul Bellow

    Our Price: $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143039570
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: October 2006
    Hailed as an American classic upon its publication in 1953, 'The Adventures of Augie March' holds the title of the Great American Novel - albeit with some worthy challengers nipping at Augie's heel.Nevertheless, this exuberant narrator-hero, a poor Chicago boy growing up during the Great Depression, makes himself available for a series of occupations, then proudly rejects each one as unworthy. His own oddity is reflected in the companions he encounters - plungers, schemers, risk-takers, and 'hole-and-corner' operators like the would-be tycoon Einhorn or the would-be siren Thea, who travels with an eagle trained to hunt small creatures & gather new readers!
  • The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • 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.
  • Thomas Jefferson: Author of America

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060837068
    • Publisher: Harper Collins
    • Published: May 2009
    In this unique biography of Thomas Jefferson, leading journalist and social critic Christopher Hitchens offers a startlingly new and provocative interpretation of our Founding Father—a man conflicted by power who wrote the Declaration of Independence and acted as ambassador to France yet yearned for a quieter career in the Virginia legislature. A masterly writer, Jefferson was an awkward public speaker. A professed proponent of emancipation, he elided the issue of slavery from the Declaration of Independence and continued to own human property. A reluctant candidate, he left an indelible presidential legacy. With intelligence, insight, eloquence, and wit, Hitchens gives us an artful portrait of a complex, formative figure and his turbulent era.
  • 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.
  • Why Orwell Matters

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $15.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465030507
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: September 2003
    'Trenchant & critical,' this biographical essay assesses the life and myth of the 20th-century's foremost political hair-raiser. Answering both the detractors and the false claimants, Hitchens destabilizes the facade of Orwell's cookie cutter and rebuts his critics ice pick by ice pick. 'A provocative encounter of wit, contention, and historical truth.' 211p.

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