OCCUPATION: Author, atheist, provocateur
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, the latest brick hurled by Hitchens through complacency's plate-glass window, garnered mostly excellent reviews, solid sales and a National Book Award nomination.
CON: It's almost enough to make you forget his screeching, blinkered drum-banging in favor of the Iraq War. But don't worry: Hitchens won't let you forget.
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