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Dispatches From ‘Tumorland’: On Christopher Hitchens’ ‘Mortality’

posted on October 3, 2012

At the LA Review of Books, Chris Lehmann reviews Christopher Hitchens’ final book Mortality. Lehmann sees the book as a reflection on Hitchens’ struggle with terminal illness and it is “made up largely of … carefully reported, drily ironic dispatches from the sick country.” Even while dying, Hitchens did not refrain “from going another round with his antagonists on the question of religious belief.” He wrote, “And even if my voice goes before I do, I shall continue to write polemics against religious delusion, until it’s hello darkness my old friend.”

Read at LA Review of Books