The Best of Hitchens, Round 2


More from the New Yorker profile:

    At a dinner a few months ago in San Francisco with his wife, Carol
    Blue, and some others, Hitchens wore a pale jacket and a shirt
    unbuttoned far enough to hint at what one ex-girlfriend has called
    “the pelt of the Hitch.” Hitchens, who only recently gave up the
    habit of smoking in the shower, was working through a pack of
    cigarettes while talking to two women at his end of the table