Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays

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Nation Books, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 475 pages
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"I did not, I wish to state, become a journalist because there was no other ‘profession’ that would have me. I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.” Love, Poverty and War: Journeys and Essays showcases America's leading polemicist's rejection of consensus and cliché, whether he’s reporting from abroad in Indonesia, Kurdistan, Iraq, North Korea, or Cuba, or when his pen is targeted mercilessly at the likes of William Clinton, Mother Theresa (“a fanatic, a fundamentalist and a fraud”), the Dalai Lama, Noam Chomsky, Mel Gibson and Michael Bloomberg. Hitchens began the nineties as a “darling of the left” but has become more of an “unaffiliated radical” whose targets include those on the “left,” who he accuses of “fudging” the issue of military intervention in the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq. Yet, as Hitchens shows in his reportage, cultural and literary criticism, and opinion essays from the last decade, he has not jumped ship and joined the right but is faithful to the internationalist, contrarian and democratic ideals that have always informed his work.

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User Review  - Steve Collinson - Goodreads

More genius from Hitchens. His writing is inspirational. If he were a painter, the National Gallery would have no room for other. Read full review

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User Review  - Alex Pijanowski - Goodreads

If I gave this book four stars, it was only in comparison to the other works of Hitchens' which I have previously read. At times, his arguments seemed unfocused and ranting, although examples of this ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. His numerous books include Letters to a Young Contrarian and Why Orwell Matters.

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