As of 2015, Thomas Friedman has received three Pulitzer Prizes, a National Book award, two Overseas Press Club awards and a Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the year Award. Friedman received his first two Pulitzer Prizes in 1983 and 1988 for international reporting.
His first National Book award was awarded in 1989 for his nonfiction work, "From Beirut to Jerusalem." This book also ranked for nearly 12 months on the New York Times bestseller list. The book also led to Friedman's first Overseas Press Club award in the foreign policy category. This book has also been translated and published in more than twenty-five different languages.