Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author
of the international bestseller No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies.
Translated into 28 languages and with more than a million copies in print, The
New York Times called No Logo "a movement bible." In 2000, The
Guardian Newspaper short-listed it for its First Book Award, and in 2001,
No Logo won the Canadian National Business Book Award, and the French Prix
Médiations. She is also the author of Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate, and The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster
Capitalism, which is an international bestseller and was published worldwide in
September 2007. Additionally, she was a contributor to both Wrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Going Rouge: Sarah Palin An American Nightmare. In 2004, her reporting from Iraq for Harpers Magazine won
the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism.
Naomi Klein is a contributing editor for Harpers and reporter for Rolling Stone, and writes a regular column for The Nation and The Guardian that is syndicated internationally by The New York Times Syndicate. A collection of her work, Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate was published in 2002. In 2004, she released The Take, a feature documentary about Argentinas occupied factories, co-produced with director Avi Lewis. The film was an official selection of the Venice Biennale and won the Best Documentary Jury Prize at the American Film Institutes Film Festival in Los Angeles.
She is a former Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics and holds an honorary Doctor of Civil Laws from the University of Kings College, Nova Scotia. She was voted 11th, the highest ranked woman, in the Global Intellectuals Polla list of the worlds top public intellectuals compiled by Prospect Magazine, in conjunction with Foreign Policy Magazine.
This biography was last updated on 08/01/2011.
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