"While handling success with grace and humility is a rare trait, the truer measure of a man is how he deals with adversity. In facing the ultimate travail, one’s certain death, Christopher Hitchens displays a stoicism worthy of Marcus Aurelius in "Mortality". A collection of his last essays for Vanity Fair before his death in December 2011, Mortality exhibits both the wry wit that made Hitchens a favoured author and the British reserve that tempers his chronicle of a body ravaged by terrible disease." (gearpatrol.com)
Please have the book read before the meeting and come prepared to discuss questions and issues that arise from the content.
Note that the meeting room is in the basement and it is NOT wheelchair accessible; if you would like to attend the book club and have accessibility issues please contact us ASAP so we can change the venue.
Since this event is for HAAM members only, we'll have membership forms available at the meeting if you wish to join there, or you can pay via PayPal on our site.
The book is currently ON SALE at McNally Robinson for less than $9 in their bargain books section, or the e-book is $11.99. By pure coincidence, the paperback version will be available on May 13th.