In Memoriam: Christopher Hitchens, 1949–2011

“Stellar fire was your womb, and stellar fire will be your grave: a just course for one who has always blazed so very brightly.”

~author Martin Amis, a Hitchens friend since their days at Oxford

Hitchens at a work camp for young revolutionaries in Cuba, 1968. Only a few […]

Novelist Martin Amis in new row over ‘euthanasia booths’

• Novelist wants euthanasia booths for elderly • Warning of ‘civil war’ between young and old

Caroline Davies The Guardian [UK] 24 January 2010

…population, calling for euthanasia “booths” on street corners where they can terminate their lives with “a martini and a medal”.

The author of Time’s Arrow and London Fields said in an […]