Second, Charles Krauthammer, whose 2014 book Things That Matter sold more than a million copies, was my guest Wednesday to open the show. Here is the audio and transcript of that wide ranging chat perfect to launch a hunder T-Day dinner conversations.
HH: I’m beginning the show with your favorite guest, America, Fox News contributor and author of Things That Matter, Dr. Charles Krauthammer. He is of course the only guy I know who sold a collection of previously-published essays more than a million times. But I have a bone to pick with you, Dr. Krauthammer, because of that book.
CK: Well, pick the bone and do it now.
HH: Well, it’s Mark Steyn and Mark Leibovich have both released anthologies, which were entertaining and wildly informative, and I’ve read them. But I’m afraid you’ve unleashed an avalanche of anthologies, because every publisher now thinks that their anthology is going to do as well as Things That Matter, which is still selling at Amazon in the incredible numbers as Christmas approaches.
CK: Yes, well, tell them not to bother, because I will outsell them with my sequel, which will be called Things That Don’t Really Matter, and then the trilogy will end with Things That Don’t Matter At All. And that’s just going to destroy them all. Continue Reading