Christopher Hitchens, the iconoclastic journalist, died of esophageal cancer this December 17. With the death of this man, we have lost a great voice indeed. Here are some words he wrote for us in the June issue of Vanity Fair. Their salience for me will be apparent; I hope they speak to you, too.
In the medical literature, the vocal “cord” is a mere “fold,” a piece of gristle that strives ...Continue Reading →