Thomas Frank

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General Information

Name: Thomas Frank

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1965

Place of Birth: Kansas City, Mo


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Frank Thomas received his Ph.D from the University of Chicago, and lived there until his move to Washington, D.C.

Biographical and Professional Information

Thomas Frank is an American author, journalist and columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He is one of the founders and editor of the newsletter, The Baffler, which began in Chicago, Il in 1988.

Published Works

  • The Conquest of Cool, Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism, University of Chicago Press, 1997
  • One Market Under God, Extreme Capitalism, Market Populism and the End of Economic Democracy, Doubleday, 2001
  • What's the Matter With Kansas, Henry Holt & Company, 2004
  • The Wrecking Crew, Metropolitan Books, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism

ISBN: 0226259919
Release Date: 1997-12-08

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One Market Under God

ISBN: 0436276194
Release Date: 2001-01-04

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What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

ISBN: 0805073396
Release Date: 2004-06-01

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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