Richard Florida
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Richard Florida

Author of the bestselling The Rise of the Creative Class and Who's Your City? Richard Florida is a regular columnist for The Atlantic. He has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and other publications. His multiple awards and accolades include the Harvard Business Review's Breakthrough Idea of the Year. He was named one of Esquire magazine's Best and Brightest (2005) and one of BusinessWeek's Voices of Innovation (2006). He lives in Toronto, Canada.

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Best Sellers

    • The New Urban Crisis

    • How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class - and What We Can Do About It
    • By: Richard Florida
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    In recent years the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Audiobook review: Maps, figures, charts, etc?

    • By on vacation on 06-18-17
    • How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class - and What We Can Do About It
    • By: Richard Florida
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 06-06-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 97 ratings

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Rise of The Creative Class

    • And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life
    • By: Richard Florida
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 99

    The national best seller that defines a new economic class and shows how it is key to the future of our cities....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thought Provoking

    • By Roy on 08-23-10

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Who’s Your City?

    • How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life
    • By: Richard Florida
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    All places are not created equal. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Florida shows that where we live is increasingly a crucial factor in our lives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book on understanding society better!

    • By Alexander B. Wathen on 03-01-18
    • How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life
    • By: Richard Florida
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 08-02-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 51 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Great Reset

    • How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity
    • By: Richard Florida
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    History teaches us that these great crises also represent opportunities to remake our economy and society....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A General Look at the Financial Crisis

    • By Roy on 07-10-10

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Flight of the Creative Class

    • By: Richard Florida
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    The most valued workers today are what the economist Richard Florida calls the Creative Class....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cities and the Creative Class

    • By: Richard Florida
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    This book gathers in one place for the first time the research leading up to Richard Florida's theory on how the growth of the creative economy shapes the development of cities....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Renewal Can Work, Just Not the Way They Do It

    • By Kenneth on 12-11-11

    Regular price: $24.95

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