Christopher Hitchens bibliography

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Christopher Hitchens reading his book Hitch-22 (2010).

Christopher Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was a prolific English-American author, political journalist and literary critic. His books, essays, and journalistic career spanned more than four decades. Recognized as a public intellectual, he was a staple of talk shows and lecture circuits. Hitchens was a columnist and literary critic at The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, Slate, World Affairs, The Nation, Free Inquiry, and a variety of other media outlets.


Sole author[edit]



External video
Booknotes interview with Hitchens on For the Sake of Argument, October 17, 1993, C-SPAN


Co-author or co-editor[edit]

  • 2002 Left Hooks, Right Crosses: A Decade of Political Writing (co-editor, with Christopher Caldwell).
  • 2008 Is Christianity Good for the World? – A Debate (co-author, with Douglas Wilson). Canon Press, ISBN 1-59128-053-2.
  • 2008 Christopher Hitchens and His Critics: Terror, Iraq and the Left (co-author, with other contributions edited by Simon Cottee and Thomas Cushman (sociologist) ). New York University Press.
  • 2010 The Best American Essays 2010 (co-editor with Robert Atwan). Mariner Books.
  • 2011 Hitchens vs. Blair: Be it Resolved, Religion is a Force of Good in the World (co-author with Tony Blair). House of Anansi Press.


  • 2005 Religion, Culture, and International Conflict: A Conversation, Michael Cromartie (editor). Rowman & Littlefield.
  • 2005 A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq, Thomas Cushman (editor). University of California Press, ISBN 0-520-24555-5
  • 2011 The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism, Windsor Mann (editor). Da Capo Press.

Book introductions, forewords and prefaces[edit]


  • "The man in full". The Atlantic. 303 (5): 83–87. June 2009. [Online title of this review is 'Hemingway's libidinous feast']. Reviews: Hemingway, Ernest (2009). A moveable feast : the restored edition. Scribner. ISBN 9781416591313.


Books dedicated to Christopher Hitchens: