Things That Matter Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics

ISBN-10: 0385349173

ISBN-13: 9780385349178

Edition: 2013

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For decades, Charles Krauthammer has dazzled readers with his insight into politics and government. His weekly column has become appointment reading across the country. Now, finally, the best of Krauthammer's writing, intelligence, erudition and wit are collected in this one volume. In this intriguing and thoughtful collection, Krauthammer presents a wide-ranging look at society and illuminates - with his own unique take-what it is that makes the American experiment vibrant and special.With a special introduction and careful annotation throughout, Krauthammer will reflect on his own writing and what course America has taken as he's observed it-this is a special publishing event, decades in the making.
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List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Charles Krauthammer was born in New York City on March 13, 1950. He received an honors degree in political science and economics from McGill University in 1970 and a medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1975. He is a syndicated columnist, political commentator and physician. He is a nightly panelist on Fox News's Special Report with Bret Baier and a weekly panelist on PBS's Inside Washington. He received the Pulitzer Prize and the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence. His books include Cutting Edges: Making Sense of the Eighties, Democratic Realism: An American Foreign Policy for a Unipolar World, and Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics.

The Good and the Great
Marcel, My Brother
Winston Churchill: The Indispensable Man
Paul Erdos: Sweet Genius
Rick Ankiel: Return of the Natural
Christopher Columbus: Dead White Male
Hermann Lisco: Man for All Seasons
No Dancing in the End Zone
"Women and Children." Still?
Don't Touch My Junk
Accents and Affectations
The Appeal of Ordeal
Pride and Prejudices
The Pariah Chess Club
Of Dogs and Men
In Defense of the F-Word
The Central Axiom of Partisan Politics
Krauthammer's First Law
Save the Border Collie
Bush Derangement Syndrome
Life by Manual
From People Power to Polenta
Annals of "Art"
"Natural" Childbirth
The Inner Man? Who Cares
The Mirror-Image Fallacy
Passions and Pastimes
The Joy of Losing
Beauty, Truth and Hitchcock
Fermat Solved
Be Afraid
The Best Show in Town
Heaven and Earth
Your Only Halley's
Humbled by the Hayden
Lit Up for Liftoff?
Farewell, the New Frontier
Are We Alone in the Universe?
Citizen and State
Reflections on the Revolution in France
Did the State Make You Great?
Myth of the Angry White Male
Going Negative
The Tirana Index
Without the Noose, Without the Gag
Motherhood Missed
Ambiguity and Affirmative Action
Massacre at Newtown
Pandora and Polygamy
Empathy or Right?
First a Wall--Then Amnesty
In Plain English-Let's Make It Official
Of Course It's a Ponzi Scheme
The Church of Global Warming
Body and Soul
The Dutch Example
Stem Cells and Fairy Tales
The Truth About End-of-Life Counseling
Mass Murder, Medicalized
The Double Tragedy of a Stolen Death
Essay: On the Ethics of Embryonic Research
Man and God
The Real Message of Creationism
God vs. Caesar
Body Worship
Chernenko and the Case Against Atheism
Memory and Monuments
Sweet Land of Liberty
Holocaust Museum
Sacrilege at Ground Zero
FDR: The Dignity of Denial
Martin Luther King in Word and Stone
Collective Guilt, Collective Responsibility
The Jewish Question, Again
Those Troublesome Jews
Land Without Peace
Borat the Fearful
Judging Israel
Essay: Zionism and the Fate of the Jews
The Golden Age
The '80s: Revival
The '90s: Serenity
Cold War Nostalgia
The Age of Holy Terror
September 11, 2001
When Imagination Fails
"The Borders of Islam Are Bloody"
To War or Not to War?
The Surge, Denied
Who Lost Iraq?
From Freedom Agenda to Freedom Doctrine
Language and Leadership
The Age to Come
Hyperproliferation: Can We Survive It?
Death by Drone
No Hiding from History
Three Essays on America and the World
The Unipolar Moment (1990)
Democratic Realism (2004)
Decline Is a Choice (2009)
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