Books Hitch-22 A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens Hardcover, 435 pages, Grand Central Pub, List Price: $26.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleHitch-22SubtitleA MemoirAuthorChristopher Hitchens Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Other editions available for purchase: Paperback, 434 pages, Grand Central Pub, $14.99, published June 3 2011 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleHitch-22SubtitleA MemoirAuthorChristopher Hitchens Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary The controversial intellectual and author shares his own life story, explaining his contradictory stances on a variety of issues. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Also by Christopher Hitchens Arguably Thomas Paine's Rights of Man Thomas Jefferson Why Orwell Matters Love, Poverty and War See More Books Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Hitch-22 New In Paperback Loved Ones: A Death, A Dog, And Dumb Diversion June 2, 2011 Sue Miller and Alexander McCall Smith deliver vivid character studies in their latest novels, while Christopher Hitchens reflects on his personal and political evolution, Rick Reilly jumps into some sports from hell, and Paul Greenberg takes a hard look at fish farming. Chris Silas Neal Critics' Lists: Summer 2010 Summer Books That Make The Critics' Cut June 19, 2010 Just what is a summer book, anyway? Does it have to be a big, fat, juicy page turner to earn the right to be packed away in the luggage (or downloaded on the e-reader)? We put that question to several book reviewers to find out what they like to take along on summer getaways. Summer Books That Make The Critics' Cut Listen · 6:04 6:04 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/127918885/127949850" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews 'Hitch-22' Catches Hitchens In A More Personal Light June 8, 2010 In Hitch-22, controversial writer Christopher Hitchens has authored three memoirs in one: literary, political and personal. Hitchens' political writing radiates anger and toughness, but his stories of his loved ones are remarkably sensitive and emotionally real.