WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 25: Writer Christopher Hitchens participates in a panel discussion ("U.S. and Iraq One Year Later : Right to Get In? Wrong to Get Out?") at the 9th Annual LA Times Festival of Books on April 25, 2004 at UCLA in Westwood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
Amazon announced the 5,000-word essay, "The Enemy," can be purchased for $1.99 online. It is part of the online retailer's "Kindle Singles" program, featuring essays under 30,000 words.
Aside from "The Enemy," Hitchens has written "God is Not Great" and the memoir "Hitch-22." He also contributes regularly to Slate, Vanity Fair and other publications, despite undergoing treatment for esophageal cancer.