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Arguably by Christopher Hitchens
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Oct 07, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: nonfiction, essays, published-2011, autumn-2011, radio-4

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Blurbs - Christopher Hitchens is a British-born political journalist and reviewer, who has been based in the USA for over 25 years (he is now a US citizen). His journalism, invariably polemical, has appeared in a variety of publications, mainly in the USA, but in the UK too. Arguably is the fifth collection of his journalism - the columns defined as 'Essays' in the book.

Written by Christopher Hitchens. Abridged by Pete Nichols Read by Roger Allam

Producer: Gordon House A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.
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Reading Progress

October 7, 2011 – Started Reading
October 7, 2011 – Shelved
October 13, 2011 –
page 1
0.12% "Believe Me - It's Torture: Christopher Hitchens explores the morality of waterboarding - by being waterboarded."
October 13, 2011 –
page 2
0.25% "Let Them Eat Pork Rinds: Christopher Hitchens sees, in the reactions to New Orleans floods, how the haves in society have always disdained the have-nots."
October 13, 2011 –
page 3
0.37% "The Vietnam Syndrome: Christopher Hitchens' disturbing report from Vietnam in 2006 on the continuing devastation caused by the use of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War."
October 13, 2011 –
page 4
0.49% "The Swastika and the Cedar: Christopher Hitchens has a brutal confrontation in Beirut, but finds that is only one face of a remarkable city."
October 14, 2011 –
page 5
0.61% "Flaws of Gravity - Christopher Hitchens reviews Peter Ackroyd's biography of Isaac Newton."
October 14, 2011 – Finished Reading

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