What does it mean, ontologically and narratively, when the seeming finality of death disappears from our stories? What does it mean when our stories and our characters, unlike our lives, refuse to come to an end?
Anthony Bourdain was loved not for his wit or charming temerity, but for confronting us with our own alienation and cultural isolation. He reminded us that there were connections to be made over the dinner table.
Christopher Hitchens: The Last Interview and Other Conversations is a tantalizing, brief appetizer of the breadth, scope, and urgency of this legendary contrarian's thoughts on such topics as religion, war, literature, and media.