On June 8th, 2010, I was “in conversation” with Christopher Hitchens at the 92nd Street Y in New York in front of his customary sellout audience, to launch his memoir, Hitch-22. Christopher turned in a bravura performance that night, never sharper, never funnier, and afterwards at a small,…
This is the article written by Salmon Rushdie for Vanity Fair upon the death of Christopher Hitchens. Nobody reading my blog will most likely care, but reading this poignant review of a friendship almost brought a tear to my eye, and I hope that regardless of your opinion of the Hitch you can enjoy this article, simply as a statement on friendship.
"We’re dealing with real human beings, who are suffering and dying, and being tortured and starving, because of policies that we are involved in, we as citizens of democratic societies are directly…
Hello everyone, this is my first attempt at doing some writing about something that I care about, I hope my attempt at eloquence is forgiveness enough for its longevity. Please share or leave a comment at the bottom of the page if you find it interesting or have something to add/dispute.