He has no equal in contemporary Anglo American letters. --Financial Times
One of the most stimulating thinkers and entertaining writers we have. --New York Times
Essays on everything... remind us what we've lost in Hitchens someone to provoke assent, outrage, laughter and thought --Sunday Telegraph
Read it you must, partly as a tribute to a great life well lived, but mainly because it is so entertaining --Sunday Times
Hitchens at his most stylish, savage, literate and brilliant --Observer
"These 750 pages of bright, witty, nearly always charged reportage and argument are business as usual for one of the most lucid and humane voices of our age. . . . Purposeful and well told. . . . Here are more than 700 pages of a life lived fully through meaningful work." -- Charles Foran, "Globe and Mail"