04.13.1949 - 12.15.2011
Christopher Hitchens was an English author, journalist, and devout "antitheist." He was an author of twelve books and five collections of essays. He was also a columnist and literary critic for New Statesman, The Atlantic, The Nation, The Daily Mirror, The Times Literary Supplement, Free Inquiry, and Vanity Fair. Hitchens died in 2011 from pneumonia, an opportunistic complication of his cancer.