Christopher Hitchens is gone

December 16, 2011 — Christopher Hitchens has died.

The influential writer and cultural critic Christopher Hitchens died on Thursday at the age of 62 from complications of cancer of the esophagus. Hitchens confronted his disease in part by writing, bringing the same unsparing insight to his mortality that he had directed at so many other subjects.

npr.org

~ by scaryreasoner on December 16, 2011.

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