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The Wrecking Crew



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"Frank's gifts as a social observer are on display . . . His analysis of why there are so many libertarian think tanks in a country with so few libertarians is dead on. In Thomas Frank, the American left has found its own Juvenal."—Michael Lind, The New York Times Book Review
Pity the Billionaire



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“Thomas Frank is the thinking person’s Michael Moore. If Moore, the left-wing filmmaker, had Frank’s Ph.D., he might produce books like this one.”—Michael Kinsley, The New York Times Book Review

“Frank’s wit is as sharp as ever, and his eye for detail and his ability to capture a scene reminded me of reading zoologist Dian Fossey on a group of strange political primates.”—Washington Post

“A spirited, acerbic, stylish exploration of the Republican resurrection.”—Boston Globe

The Future of War



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The Future of War makes a brilliant case that the twenty-first century, even more than the twentieth, will be the American century, and that America's global...
The World Is Flat 3.0



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Updated and Expanded Edition
 
"The World Is Flat continues the franchise Friedman has made for himself as a great explicator of and cheerleader for globalization, building upon his 1999 The Lexus and the Olive Tree. Like its predecessor, this book showcases Friedman's gift for lucid dissections of abstruse economic phenomena, his teacher's head, his preacher's heart, his genius for trend-spotting . . . [This book] also shares some of the earlier volume's excitement (mirroring Rajesh Rao's) and hesitations about whether we're still living in an era dominated by old-fashioned states or in a postmodern, globalized era where states matter far less and the principal engine of change is a leveled playing field for international trade."—Warren Bass, The Washington Post
The Secret Histories



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Official histories have determined our view of the past. Governments and those in power have tried to preserve and reveal only information that serves their...