John Freeman is the previous editor of Granta. His 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. His second book, How to Read a Novelist was published in 2013.
Posts by John Freeman
23 May 2013
On love, war and Doctor Who.
15 March 2013
Winner of Man Asian Literary Prize.
18 October 2012
Debut novel shortlisted for the Booker.
11 October 2012
Winner of Nobel Prize 2012.
10 October 2012
'It’s pretty easy to get dehumanized...'
03 October 2012
On his memoir, Joseph Anton.
15 August 2011
Magic, boats and The Blue Book.
31 January 2011
Granta’s editor welcomes the magazine’s first e-book
22 October 2010
The Granta blog: John Freeman posts from his tour of Pakistan