Stephen Fried
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Stephen Fried

Stephen Fried is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author who teaches at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Pennsylvania. His books include THING OF BEAUTY: THE TRAGEDY OF SUPERMODEL GIA (which inspired the Emmy-winning HBO film "Gia" and introduced the word "fashionista" into the English language); BITTER PILLS; THE NEW RABBI; HUSBANDRY; and APPETITE FOR AMERICA: FRED HARVEY AND THE BUSINESS OF CIVILIZING THE WILD WEST--ONE MEAL AT A TIME (a New York Times best seller that was also named one of the ten best books of the year by the Wall Street Journal.) He was also co-author, with former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, of A COMMON STRUGGLE.

His latest book is RUSH: REVOLUTION, MADNESS AND THE VISIONARY DOCTOR WHO BECAME A FOUNDING FATHER (Crown 9/18).

A two-time winner of the National Magazine Award, he has written for Vanity Fair, Glamour, The Washington Post Magazine, GQ, Smithsonian, Rolling Stone, Ladies Home Journal, Parade, and Philadelphia magazine (where he got his start.) Fried lives in Philadelphia with his wife, author Diane Ayres.

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    • Rush

    • Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father
    • By: Stephen Fried
    • Narrated by: John H. Mayer
    • Length: 22 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    In the summer of 1776, 56 men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among them was a 30-year-old doctor named Benjamin Rush. One of the youngest signatories, he was also, among stiff competition, one of the most visionary....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The narration problem can be corrected

    • By Sandra L. on 09-27-18
    • Revolution, Madness, and Benjamin Rush, the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father
    • By: Stephen Fried
    • Narrated by: John H. Mayer
    • Length: 22 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 09-04-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 67 ratings

    Regular price: $41.95

    • A Common Struggle

    • A Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction
    • By: Patrick J. Kennedy, Stephen Fried
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Personal & educational

    • By Diana S. Dawson on 11-03-15

    Regular price: $31.50

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