Christopher Hitchens Quotes

The press is still investing itself, it seems to me, in a sort of cynicism. It comes out better for them if they can predict hard times, bogging down, sniping, attrition.

 
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Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Hitchens
  • Born: April 13, 1949
  • Died: December 15, 2011
  • Nationality: British, American
  • Profession: Author

Christopher Eric Hitchens was a British author, columnist, essayist, orator, journalist, religious literary, and social critic. Hitchens was the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of over 30 books, including five collections of essays on culture, politics and literature. A staple of public discourse, his confrontational style of debate made him both a lauded intellectual and a controversial public figure. He contributed to New Statesman, The Nation, The Weekly Standard, The Atlantic, London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, Slate, Free Inquiry and Vanity Fair.