Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Best fiction titles of 2010 - John Freeman in the Boston Globe
Here's my list of the 12 best, beginning with a book so incredible it validates all the comparisons that have been made between its illywacking Australian author and Charles Dickens, to whom he has been compared again and again.
—John Freeman is the editor of Granta magazine, and author of "The Tyranny of E-mail."
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