Search Results: "Thomas L. Friedman"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"Required reading for a generation that's 'going to be asked to dance in a hurricane.'"
The celebrated New York Times columnist diagnoses this unprecedented historical moment and suggests strategies for "resilience and propulsion" that will help us adapt. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 5, 2011

"While the challenges described in the book are serious indeed, and most readers will agree with much of what the authors explore, the narrative execution is lacking. Disappointing."
A comprehensive but unoriginal look at the challenges America faces in 2011 and beyond. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Controversial, yes. Smart, yes. And essential reading for anyone keeping track on world events over the last year."
Sharply pointed, finely delivered observations on world politics and the ongoing war on terrorism, by New York Times columnist Friedman (The Lexus and the Olive Tree, 1999). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 21, 1999

"Artful and opinionated, complex and cantankerous; simply the best book yet written on globalization. (First printing 100,000) (Author tour)"
A brilliant guidebook to the new world of "globalization" by Pulitzer-winning New York Times columnist Friedman (From Beirut to Jerusalem, 1988). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 8, 2008

"That inspiration is needed, along with a lot of hard work. A timely, rewarding book."
The world is flat, New York Times columnist Friedman told us in his bestselling 2005 book of that name. Now things are getting worse, and the clock is ticking. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 5, 2005

"But Friedman is generally enthusiastic about world-changing trends such as just-in-time inventorying, supply-chaining and insourcing. Those who look forward to a planet of Wal-Marts and Dells will be charmed. Those who don't—well, welcome to the flat world."
Of globalism and its contented. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. DOYLE by Daniel L. Friedman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"At first muddled and confusing, the book goes on to raise intriguing questions and possibilities for fans of both men."
A father-and-son team exposes the similarities of two very strange men, Jack the Ripper and Arthur Conan Doyle. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Screenwriting In a Nutshell by Paul L. Friedman
Released: May 15, 2012

"A valuable guide presented in an entertaining, practical format and filled with the humor and insight of an industry veteran."
An entertaining, practical how-to guide on the art of writing screenplays for television and movies. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RED SLED by Patricia Thomas
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"A quietly exhilarating ride. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A father and son go sledding in this deceptively simple tale. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOORAY FOR GRANDMA JO! by Thomas McKean
ANIMALS
Released: May 2, 1994

"Fine light entertainment to keep the picture-book hour giggling. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Grandma Jo is happily expecting a visit from little Lloyd (``He'll arrive next Tuesday on the 10:30 train, and he'll be wearing his new coat with the fluffy collar'') when she loses her glasses, which means she's unable to read either the letter saying that Lloyd isn't coming after all or a newspaper warning about an escaped lion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An intriguing look at fellow beings who seem to have been 'inexact mirrors of ourselves,' perhaps not as conceptually advanced but not so dissimilar either."
An anthropologist and a psychologist apply concepts from their respective disciplines to speculate on the mental processes and social organization of our distant, Neandertal cousins. Read full book review >