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Letters from London
   

Barnes served as London correspondent for the New Yorker between 1990-1995, writing a series of essays under the collective title of "Letters from London". Gathered here, along with a few essays published elsewhere, this collection constitutes Barnes's first published book of non-fiction.

 

"Bush, George: praised by Mrs. Thatcher, 66; persuaded not to look 'like a fucking pansy,' 95."
-- Index entry for Letters from London, 315.

   

English Editions (View Translations)

Letters from London. London: Picador, 199??. £6.99.

Letters from London. New York: Vintage, 1995. $13.00.

Letters from London. Toronto: Vintage Canada, 1995. $16.95.


Reviews

Lawson, Mark. "Marmite for New Yorkers." Independent (London) (8 April 1995): 26.

Buckley, David. "Little England, Big Apple." Observer (9 April 1995): 18.

Paxman, Jeremy. "London Calling." Sunday Times (London) (9 April 1995): 1-2.

Dyer, Geoff. "City of Schoolboys." Manchester Guardian Weekly (16 April 1995): 28.

Cockburn, Patrick. "I-Spy Things Unravelling." Times Literary Supplement (21 April 1995): 32.

 
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