Thomas L. Friedman
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Thomas L. Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work with The New York Times, where he serves as the foreign affairs columnist. Read by everyone from small-business owners to President Obama, Hot, Flat, and Crowded was an international bestseller in hardcover. Friedman is also the author of From Beirut to Jerusalem (1989), The Lexus and the Olive Tree (1999), Longitudes and Attitudes (2002), and The World is Flat (2005). He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Best Sellers

    • Thank You for Being Late

    • An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,749
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,438
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,428

    In his most ambitious work to date, Thomas L. Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration - and explains how to live in it....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It really is an optimists guide to scary stuff

    • By Adam Shields on 12-12-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The World Is Flat

    • Further Updated and Expanded
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 27 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 849
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 425
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 421

    With the "flattening" of the globe, the world may have gotten too small and too fast for human beings and their political systems to adjust in a stable manner....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • worth the listen

    • By Paul W. Johnson on 01-14-08

    Regular price: $47.93

    • From Beirut to Jerusalem

    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 198

    New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman has drawn on his decade in the Middle East to produce the most trenchant, vivid, and thought-provoking book yet on the region....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This is an abridged version

    • By Theodore on 03-31-14

    Regular price: $15.96

    • Hot, Flat, and Crowded

    • Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 21 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,091
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 346

    Friedman brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing climate change and rising competition for energy....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Long, Flat, and Boring

    • By Sean on 12-12-08

    Regular price: $47.93

    • The Lexus and the Olive Tree

    • Understanding Globalization
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Length: 23 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    A brilliant investigation of globalization and how it is affecting everything we do - economically, politically, and culturally - abroad and at home....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Out of Date

    • By Consumer on 08-14-13

    Regular price: $22.63

    • That Used to Be Us

    • How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman, Michael Mandelbaum
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 16 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 570
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 468
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 460

    America has a huge problem. It faces four major challenges, on which its future depends, and it is failing to meet them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • We have met the enemy and it is us.... Pogo

    • By Soudant on 09-16-11

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Longitudes & Attitudes

    • Exploring the World After September 11
    • By: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Narrated by: Thomas L. Friedman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    In 2002, Thomas L. Friedman won his third Pulitzer Prize "for his clarity of vision, based on extensive reporting..."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Though-provoking and interesting

    • By mosselyn on 08-06-03

    Regular price: $15.93

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