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In 2001, Verso published Christopher Hitchens’ book The Trial of Henry Kissinger, overruling Hitchens on the title. Hitch had wanted to title it Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, which references the horrifying yet engrossing 1986 film Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, based loosely on criminal career of serial killer Henry Lee Lucas. (Titles can’t be copyrighted, so Verso could easily have used that very appropriate title; it’s a shame they didn’t have the guts to do so.)

“If you gave [Jerry] Falwell an enema, you could bury him in a matchbox.”

–Christopher Hitchens, the day after Falwell died

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