Publishers Weekly

Reviews of My Latest Book “The Faith of Christopher Hitchens”

My latest book, The Faith of Christopher Hitchens, hits bookstores everywhere in the USA April 12th (the UK and Australia on May 26th) and it has already garnered a lot of attention. Booklist gave it a coveted “starred review” saying: “Lively and loving, Taunton’s memoir of his surprising friendship could hardly be more enjoyably engrossing.” Publisher’s … Read more

Starship Enterprise

Authentic Sacrifice

My son, Christopher, is reading Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. Ah, I do love Dostoevsky, especially this, his tour de force. In this book, he explores the concept of sacrificing oneself—or others—for what is deemed to be a higher cause. This notion intrigues me in ways that go well beyond the ideas expressed in the book. Sacrifice for … Read more