The Great Debate

Caitlyn Jenner: From 70s sex symbol to 2015 sex object

By Anne Taylor Fleming
June 8, 2015
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as reality television star and former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, poses in an exclusive photograph made by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair magazine

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as reality television star and former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, in an exclusive photograph made by Annie Leibovitz for ‘Vanity Fair’ magazine and released by ‘Vanity Fai’r on June 1, 2015. REUTERS/Annie Leibovitz/Vanity Fair/Handout via Reuters

The paradoxes of Christopher Hitchens

By Nicholas Wapshott
December 16, 2011

By Nicholas Wapshott
The views expressed are his own.

By now, Christopher Hitchens, who has died from esophageal cancer after weeks of radiation treatment at the Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, will know whether there is or is not a God. If there is an after-life, we can expect Hitch to arrive in combative mood. His strident atheism, like many of the views that contributed to his reputation as America’s most gifted polemicist, was in its way a peculiar act of faith.