Charles Krauthammer wrote steadily for almost 40 years — but he was not a book-writer. He wrote essays, columns, speeches, etc. This is true of other top-rate and influential writers as well. Isaiah Berlin, for one. Irving Kristol, for another. Krauthammer was a good friend of the latter’s. And appreciations of both men — Berlin and Kristol — appear in a new Krauthammer collection.
It has a predecessor, Things That Matter, which Krauthammer published in 2013. This new one, he compiled with his son, Daniel. It’s called “The Point of It All.” I think of a title from Amos Elon: “The
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