Krauthammer, Charles, 1950-

Things that matter : three decades of passions, pastimes, and politics / Charles Krauthammer. - First Edition. - x, 387 pages ; 25 cm

Includes index.

Part one: Personal. The good and the great ; Manners ; Pride and prejudices ; Follies ; Passions and pastimes ; Heaven and Earth -- Part two: Political. Citizen and state ; Conundrums ; Body and soul ; Man and God ; Memory and monuments -- Part three: Historical. The Jewish question, again ; The golden age ; The age of holy terror ; The age to come -- Part four: Global. Three essays on America and the world.

America's preeminent columnist presents his penetrating and surprising reflections on everything from embryo research to entitlement reform, from Halley's Comet to border collies, from Christopher Columbus to Martin Luther King, from drone warfare to American decline. Features a special, highly autobiographical introduction. Selected essays previously published in various periodicals and journals.

0385349173 (hardcover) 9780385349178 (hardcover) 0385349181 (ebook) 9780385349185 (ebook)

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Krauthammer, Charles, 1950-


Popular culture--History.--United States


United States--Politics and government.
United States--Civilization.

PN4874.K725 / A25 2014

973.93

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