On Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

September 13, 2012 // Tagged in: christopher hitchens

Christopher Hitchen’s last book came out recently and here’s a great little piece on it. And yes, it’s The Millions again:

 After a typically engaging talk, and an equally entertaining on-stage conversation with Salman Rushdie, Hitchens milled about among fans and friends off-stage. I caught him there and introduced myself. “It’s an honor to meet you,” I quivered. “If you say so,” he quipped. I went on to explain that I was from Denmark and wanted to thank him for his very vocal support of the Danish cartoonists back in 2006. He leaned in and put his hand on my shoulder. “Don’t let them *fuck *you around,” he said, before wandering off.

Read the whole thing here.