Thursday, April 24, 2008

Getting Hitched

"With Hitchens's work, one gets the… sense of how much it matters to prove that one is and always has been right: right about which side to be on, right that there are sides and one has to be on one of them; right about which way the world… is going… and right when so many others, especially well-regarded or well-placed others, are demonstrably wrong."

A long profile, for those who consider him one of the fascinating characters of our time. For those who consider him a prickly bore, just skip it.