HOW WE BECAME ADDICTED TO OIL AND HOW TO BREAK THE ADDICTION RIGHT NOW
Black's six award-winning bestselling books are IBM and the Holocaust, The Transfer Agreement, War Against the Weak, Banking on Baghdad, Internal Combustion and a novel, Format C:. His enterprise and investigative writings have appeared in scores of newspapers from the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune to the Sunday Times of London, Frankfurter Zeitung and the Jerusalem Post, as well as scores of magazines as diverse as Playboy, Sports Illustrated, Reform Judaism, Der Spiegel, L'Express, BusinessWeek and American Bar Association Journal. Black's articles are syndicated worldwide by Los Angeles Times Syndicate International, Los Angeles Times-Washington Post Syndicate, JTA and Feature Group News Service.
In 2005, Black won the World Affairs Council's award for the Best World Affairs Book for Banking on Baghdad, and the Doņa Gracia Medal for Best Book of The Year. In 2004, he won the coveted Rockower First Prize Award for Investigative Journalism from the American Jewish Press Association for "Funding Hate," his acclaimed, syndicated investigation of the Ford Foundation's systematic funding of hate groups. In 2003, he received the top two editorial awards from the American Society of Journalists and Authors: Best Book of the Year for IBM and the Holocaust and Best Article of the Year for "IBM in Auschwitz" in the Village Voice. Also in 2003, Black received the International Human Rights Award from the World Affairs Council for War Against the Weak.
Editors have nominated Black for the Pulitzer Prize nine times, most recently for Internal Combustion, and three times for the National Book Award. In addition, Black received the Carl Sandburg Award for The Transfer Agreement as well as two Folio Awards and a Computer Press Association Award for excellence in magazine publishing.
Internal Combustion, published in 2006, connects the dots of greed and deception that have governed energy from ancient times to the present, and that threaten to destroy our future. From the electric cars of a century ago, to the secret 1914 project of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison to convert America to electric vehicles, Internal Combustion shocks and reveals, and then sounds a call to action, telling people how they can get off of oil right now.
For additional information about Edwin Black and his various books visit www.edwinblack.com.