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John Freeman

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  • 'My Father's Tears' and 'Endpoint' by John Updike

    'My Father's Tears' and 'Endpoint' by John Updike
    My Father's Tears And Other Stories John Updike Alfred A. Knopf: 292 pp., $25.95 Endpoint And Other Poems John Updike Alfred A. Knopf: 98 pp., $25 Of course he was going to write until the end. Several million words, 60-plus books. No American of...
  • 'The Year of the Flood' by Margaret Atwood

    'The Year of the Flood' by Margaret Atwood
    The Year of the Flood A Novel Margaret Atwood Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: 434 pp., $26.95 Lady Oracle has been quiet the last six years. Yes, there have been half a dozen books, an opera even. But no novels, and it is in her novels that Margaret Atwood...
  • Don't send that e-mail, a writer suggests

    Don't send that e-mail, a writer suggests
    John Freeman, a longtime book critic who recently became the editor of the literary magazine Granta, has written a new book called "The Tyranny of E-Mail: The Four-Thousand-Year Journey to Your Inbox" (Simon & Schuster: 256 pp., $25). He's conceived of...
  • Report on the Brooklyn Book Festival 2009

    Maybe not every community should have a book festival, but Brooklyn, N.Y., showed how to throw an excellent one Sunday. With more than 150 booksellers, magazines and other bookish folks set up in tents on the plaza in front of......
  • Margaret Atwood's apocalyptic humor

    With "The Year of the Flood," Margaret Atwood presents another story of our apocalyptic future. Reviews of "The Year of the Flood" all seem similarly amused (for the new novel has many touches of humor), admiring, perhaps also a little......
  • D.A. Powell wins $100,000 prize for poetry

    D.A. Powell, who teaches at the University of San Francisco, has won the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award from Claremont Graduate University. His books include "Tea," "Lunch," "Cocktails" and "Chronic." In a review in The Times last year, John...