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Book review: And Yet… Essays by Christopher Hitchens

By Jessica Abrahams   March 2016

Atlantic, £20 51Mu30TwReL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_For those who grew up gorging on the rich rhetoric of Christopher Hitchens, this posthumously published collection of essays is a final treat. All previously published elsewhere between 1997 and 2012, the essays are, as ever, sharp and erudite—and at times a reminder of what Hitchens got wrong, as well as the things he got right. Many of the essays hold their relevance, at least for now. A 2006 essay from Vanity Fair discusses widespread surveillance of citizens of the United States by its own National Security Agency, several years…

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