Arguably, Let Them Eat Pork Rinds

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0220111011

In 'Let Them Eat Pork Rinds', journalist Christopher Hitchens sees in the reactions to New Orleans floods, how the haves in society have always disdained the have nots.

Christopher Hitchens is a British-born political journalist and reviewer, who has been based in the USA for over 25 years (he is now a US citizen). His journalism, invariably polemical, has appeared in a variety of publications, mainly in the USA, but in the UK too. Arguably is the fifth collection of his journalism - the columns defined as 'Essays' in the book.

The five 'Essays' selected for Book Of The Week all originally appeared in The Atlantic Journal.

".one of the most stimulating thinkers and entertaining writers we have"

The New York Times

".this is a tremendous book"

The Daily Telegraph

Written by Christopher Hitchens

Abridged by Pete Nichols

Read by Roger Allam

Producer: Gordon House

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

Christopher Hitchens appraises how the rich traditionally look down on the poor.

0220111012

Christopher Hitchens appraises how the rich traditionally look down on the poor.