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Mortality

Christopher Hitchens’ essays on dying

By Christopher Hitchens
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Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

Mortality (2012) presents a collection of essays written by Christopher Hitchens after he was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. In these blinks, you’ll explore fundamental questions addressing death and life, the nature of pain and how we cope with them.

  • People curious about questions of mortality
  • Cancer patients or anyone struggling with a potentially terminal illness
  • Religious leaders or anyone examining faith in the face of disease

A journalist, author, literary critic and political activist, Christopher Hitchens focused on the topics of religion, science and atheism. He died in December 2011.

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