Because the 2014 edition of Christopher Hitchens’ Prepared for the worst by Atlantic Books doesn’t feature a table of content I made my own. See html-version below, or download the printable PDF version here.

Introduction                                                        3

          Good and Bad

  1. Thomas Pain: The actuarial radical   9
  2. The charmer                                            20
  3. Holy laud heretic                                    25
  4. Creon’s think tank:
    The mind of Conor Cruise O’Brien     47
  5. Reading to Borges                                   66
  6. The chorus and cassandra                    70
  7. Comrade Orwell                                      95

          Blunt Instruments

  1. Camus: Un copain                                     115
  2. Brideshead revisited                                119
  3. Decimation: The tenth man                    126
  4. Poor dear Cyril                                          130
  5. I dare say                                                    133
  6. The mouth of foot                                     136
  7. Born-again conformist                         142
  8. The trouble with Henry                          152
  9. False start                                                  164
  10. Earache                                                      170
  11. Something for everybody                       173
  12. Same, only more so                                  177
  13. Better off without                                     180
  14. From here to democracy                        185
  15. Umberto Eco                                              189
  16. Blunt instruments                                     194
  17. The blood never dries                              198
  18. Style section                                               200
  19. Mugged by reality                                    204

            Datelines

  1. Nicaragua libre                                        211
  2. The cathouse and the cross                   224
  3. Hobbes in the levant                               238
  4. Dead men on leave                                  242
  5. A morning with rabbi Kahane              245
  6. Going home with Kim Dae Jung           248
  7. Liberté à la polonaise                             257
  8. Conversation with Djilas                        261
  9. A sense of mission: The Raj quartet     264

          In the Era of Good Feelings

  1. Lies, all lies                                                287
  2. The meese factor                                       290
  3. the fiddler’s elbow                                    295
  4. The old boy                                                 298
  5. Against the contras                                   302
  6. Conflict of interest                                    304
  7. Doing good: the neoliberals                    307
  8. The president                                             310
  9. Kennedy lies                                               314
  10. Perceptions and signals                         317
  11. Finding it funny                                        321
  12. Reagon the democrat                              324
  13. Destructive engagement                        327
  14. Kennedy’s bedroom                                  331
  15. Useless idiots                                              335
  16. Bitter fruit                                                 338
  17. Chicken hawks                                          341
  18. Standing tall                                              344
  19. Skin on the teeth                                      349
  20. Loony tunes                                              352
  21. Casting bread on the senators             356
  22. Watergate revisited:
    The Greek connection                            360
  23. Wanton acts of usage                             373
  24. Hurricane Robertson                             383
  25. With a little luck                                     386
  26. “A bodyguard of lies”                              389
  27. Reagan’s december                                  392
  28. Reality time                                               396
  29. The era of good feelings                        401
  30. Blabscam                                                   404
  31. Faulty tower                                              408
  32. Miami vice                                                 410
  33. Original sin                                                414
  34. A few questions                                        417
  35. Triumph of the will                                  420
  36. The killing bottle                                    423
  37. The tolling bell                                        426
  38. Dear Oscar                                                 430

           
          Prepared for the worst

  1. On not knowing the half of it:
    Homage to telegraphist Jacobs 435

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