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The Point of It All

A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors

The Point of It All( )
Author: Krauthammer, Charles
Editor: Krauthammer , Daniel
ISBN:978-1-984825-48-3
Publication Date:Dec 2018
Publisher:Crown Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $46.00
Book Description:

For three decades, Charles Krauthammer elevated the op-ed column into a form of art. Whether holding forth on American politics or reflecting on more esoteric topics like baseball, chess and spaceflight, Krauthammer became known not only for his penetrating wit and insight, but for his ability to identify the hidden moral truths that animate our daily lives. This new collection, which Krauthammer was working on before he passed away, collects the columns, speeches, and unpublished...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / General
Social Science / Popular Culture
Political Science / American Government / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.7 x 24.1 x 3.6 cm
Book Weight:0.636 Kilograms
Author Biography
Krauthammer, Charles (Author)
Charles Krauthammer was born in Manhattan, New York on March 13, 1950. He received a degree in political science and economics from McGill University in 1970 and a medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1975. In 1978, he was a research director at the National Institute of Mental Health in Washington and started getting articles about politics published in The New Republic. He started working for The New Republic full time in 1981 and wrote regularly for them until 2011. He also wrote regularly for Time magazine from 1983 to 2018 and a weekly column for The Washington Post from 1985 to 2018. He was a nightly panelist on Fox News's Special Report with Bret Baier for ten years and a panelist on PBS's Inside Washington from 1990 to 2013.

He received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1987 for his Washington Post columns and the William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence. His books included 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. He died from cancer of the small intestine on June 21, 2018 at the age of 68.

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