hitchens.pngLast month at the Texas Freethought Convention, author Christopher Hitchens spent 15 minutes creating a reading list for an eight-year-old girl named Mason Crumpacker.

For your weekend reading pleasure, Chron.com collected the books on the reading list: “Dawkins’ Magic of Reality, Greek and Roman myths, particularly those compiled by Robert Graves, anything satirical by Shakespeare, Geoffrey Chaucer, Ayaan Hirsi Ali (author of Infidel and Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations), PG Wodehouse (“for fun”), David Hume, and Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities.”

Suzie Harmon photographed the moment. Crumpacker’s mother wrote into the Why Evolution Is True blog to explain what happen and how the event thrust her daughter into the media spotlight.

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