John Freeman is editor of GRANTA, the quarterly magazine of the best new writing from
around the world. 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.
To read Barry Lopez is to commune with a deep thinker. His writings have frequently been compared to those of Henry David Thoreau, as he brings a depth of erudition to the text by immersing himself in his surroundings, deftly integrating his environmental and humanitarian concerns. In his nonfiction, he often examines the relationship between human culture and physical landscape. In his fiction, he frequently addresses issues of intimacy, ethics, and identity. Barry Lopez is best known as the... Read More →