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  • Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist

    Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist
    Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was 62.
  • Celebrating the genius of 'Huckleberry Finn'

    Celebrating the genius of 'Huckleberry Finn'
    Mark Twain was not quite 50 when he published "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" in February 1885, and in so doing, changed American literature. Until then, many of our writers had flirted with vernacular expression, most notably Thomas Paine, whose...

    Christopher Hitchens, writer and intellectual, dies at 62

     
    Prolific, argumentative and intellectually bracing writer Christopher Hitchens has died of cancer. He was 62.

    88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?

    Occupy Philly ignores eviction order, awaits police response

     
    Occupy Philly refuses an eviction order as protests supporting Occupy Wall Street come under pressure across the country. Occupy Philly demonstrators are still assessing their options.