Those nonfiction books that purport to explain life, the universe, and everything will occasionally rocket to the top of the bestseller lists and stick there for months, like a wine stain that won't scrub from the carpet.
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Tom Friedman, who spoke informally with Aspen Institute CEO Walter Isaacson, is not only one of the world's greatest journalists, he is also a marketing genius.
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New York Times columnist and Hot, Flat and Crowded author Tom Friedman spoke at the CORE: club last Friday night on the energy crisis facing the Unite...
New Journalism has gone cold, flat, and crowded, as too many books, movies, and TV talking heads showcase journalists calling attention to themselves. Paradigmatic example: Thomas Friedman's new book.
We should care about biodiversity because it is increasingly threatened as we keep encroaching on natural habitats and polluting our air, water and soil.
At the Aspen Ideas Festival Thursday, New York Times columnist and The World Is Flat author Thomas Friedman gave a preview of his new book, Hot, Flat,...
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