Sunday, January 13, 2008

Hitchens Quits Smoking

From Financial Times: Lunch with Christopher Hitchens
After the drinks arrive I offer Hitchens one of my Marlboro Lights. Then something life-changing happens. Cool as a cucumber – and with no hint of remorse – Hitchens announces that he has given up smoking. “I got up yesterday morning in Madison, Wisconsin, and I just threw my pack away,” he says.
“I’ve tried many different methods over the last few months – everything, absolutely everything; therapy sessions, various classes and groups – none of them worked at all,” Hitchens continues, oblivious to what he has unleashed. “Then I woke up yesterday and said: ‘Enough.’ By the way, don’t let me stop you from smoking,” he adds airily. Read more
(via Hitchens Watch)

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