Friedman, an influential columnist, and Mandelbaum, a leading foreign policy thinker, analyze four American challenges--globalization, information technology, chronic deficits, and energy consumption--and show what America needs to do.
Thomas L. Friedman has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at "The New York Times. "He is the author of two other bestselling books, From Beirut to Jerusalem," "winner of the National Book Award, and The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization,"" He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his family.
"A thoroughly researched and passionately argued book . . . That Used to Be Us is an important contribution to an intensifying debate, and it deserves the widest possible attention. . . . Compelling, engaging, and enlightening." - Walter Russell Mead, The New York Times