3 controversial Hitchens books to be reissued

Associated Press - Three of Christopher Hitchens' most contentious books are coming back into print, and debuting in digital form.Twelve, an imprint of the Hachette Book Group, announced Thursday that books on three of Hitchens' favorite enemies—Bill Clinton, Henry Kissinger and Mother Theresa—will be reissued on paper and as ebooks on April 10. Hitchens, the author and polemicist who died in December after an 18-month battle with cancer, would have turned 63 on April 13.The Hitchens books are The Missionary Position: Mother Theresa in Theory and Practice, 'No One Left to Lie to: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton, and The Trial of Henry Kissinger. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

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