Thursday, July 14, 2011
New Zealand Arts Festival attracts big-name author
Thomas L Friedman, foreign-affairs columnist for The New York Times and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will be a keynote speaker at the Festival’s Writers and Readers Week, from 9-14 March. Best-selling author Friedman is one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals.
His book on globalisation, The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century, has sold more than four million copies.