"A quick glance at the star-spangled cover and you might think Granta had decided to pander to readers who get their kicks from extraterrestrials. Worry not. The notion of alienation receives the widest possible interpretation, as writers use memoir and fiction to explore age-old themes." -- Sunday Telegraph
John Freeman's criticism has appeared in the Guardian, The New York Times, and The Sydney Morning Herald. Between 2006 and 2008, he served as president of the National Book Critics Circle. His first book, The Tyranny of E-Mail, was published in 2009.