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New Year, New Books to love in January

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Someone in London is cooking up murder


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How much would you risk to turn your life around?


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RT TOP PICK! What if your prime suspects in a hefty art theft are two men you simply can't resist?


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In Nashville the music is louder, the dreams are bigger, and love can bring a cowboy to his knees.


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A broken promise, a terrifying legacy


Thomas L. Friedman


Thomas L. Friedman, a world-renowned author and journalist, joined The New York Times in 1981 as a financial reporter specializing in OPEC- and oil-related news and later served as the chief diplomatic, chief White House, and international economics correspondents. A three- time Pulitzer Prize winner, he has traveled hundreds of thousands of miles reporting the Middle East conflict, the end of the cold war, U.S. domestic politics and foreign policy, international economics, and the worldwide impact of the terrorist threat. His foreign affairs column, which appears twice a week in the Times, is syndicated to seven hundred other newspapers worldwide.

Friedman is the author of From Beirut to Jerusalem (1989), which won both the National Book Award and the Overseas Press Club Award in 1989 and was on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly twelve months. From Beirut to Jerusalem has been published in more than twenty-seven languages, including Chinese and Japanese, and is now used as a basic textbook on the Middle East in many high schools and universities. Friedman also wrote The Lexus and the Olive Tree (1999), one of the best selling business books in 1999, and the winner of the 2000 Overseas Press Club Award for best nonfiction book on foreign policy. It is now available in twenty languages. His last book, Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11, issued by FSG in 2002, consists of columns Friedman published about September 11 as well as a diary of his private experiences and reflections during his reporting on the post-September world as he traveled from Afghanistan to Israel to Europe to Indonesia to Saudi Arabia.

Friedman graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University with a degree in Mediterranean studies and received a master's degree in modern Middle East studies from Oxford. He has served as a visiting professor at Harvard University and has been awarded honorary degrees from several U.S. universities. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his wife, Ann, and their two daughters.

 

Series

Books:

From Beirut To Jerusalem, December 2012
Paperback (reprint)
That Used To Be Us, September 2011
Hardcover
Hot, Flat, And Crowded 2.0, December 2009
Paperback
Hot, Flat, and Crowded, September 2008
Hardcover
The World Is Flat 3.0, August 2007
Paperback
The World Is Flat, May 2006
Expanded and Updated
Hardcover
The World Is Flat, July 2005
Hardcover
The Lexus and the Olive Tree, May 2000
Trade Size (reprint)
From Beirut to Jerusalem, September 1991
Hardcover
From Beirut to Jerusalem, July 1990
Updated with New Chapter
Trade Size (reprint)

 

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