Thomas Friedman

Thomas   Friedman

Friedman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, reporter, and columnist who has written five popular books, including From Beirut to Jerusalem and The Earth Is Flat. Friedman was born in Minneapolis in 1953 and grew up in the middle-class Minneapolis suburb of St. Paul. Louis Park is a neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned a bachelor's degree in Mediterranean studies from Brandeis University in 1975 and went on to St. With a Marshall Scholarship, he attended Antony's College, Oxford, and earned an M.Phil. Oxford University's current Middle East studies degree

He joined The New York Times after three years with United Press International, where he worked as a reporter, correspondent, bureau head, and columnist. He has received three Pulitzer Prizes while at the New York Times: in 1983 for foreign reporting (from Lebanon), 1988 for international reporting (from Israel), and 2002 for his columns following the September 11th attacks. From Beirut to Israel, Friedman's Read More chevron_right