Christopher Hitchens is an English-American journalist and author whose career spans over forty years. He has been a literary critic, columnist or contributor to Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, Slate, The Nation, World Affairs, The New York Review of Books, The Wall Street Journal, Harpers Magazine, The New York Observer, and several other publications. Mr. Hitchens read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Balliol College, Oxford and has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Pittsburgh, and the New School of Social Research. A trenchant political and social commentator and self-avowed anti-theist, Mr. Hitchens has written several books, including "The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice" and "God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything".