Christopher Hitchens: a life in pictures

Images from Christopher Hitchens’s unapologetic and polemic account of his life, Hitch 22.

The Observer, Sunday 30 May 2010

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‘Portrait of the author as a young man. The novel is called Soft Answers, and it proved to be second-rate’

‘Without any previous qualifications, I became a member of the Church of England. Malta, 1949’

‘On a picket line at a non-union factory’

‘Blockading a racist hairdresser, 1968. I am at the back, on the right-hand side. Arrest to follow’

‘In Cuba, at a work camp for young revolutionaries, 1968’

‘In Iraq, with an atheist banner, 1975’

"In Nicaragua with Vice-President Sergio Ramirez, a Sandinista and novelist"

‘With James Fenton and The Skip’

‘Reviewing the situation with Martin Amis in Cape Cod, 1975’

‘Passing on our genes: Martin Amis and I with Louis and Alexander, Cape Cod, 1985’

‘With Kurds on a destroyed Iraqi tank’

‘With Pesh Merga in Iraq, 8 July 1991’

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/gallery/2010/may/30/christopher-hitchens#/?picture=363086881&index=0

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