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  • Bibliography:
    29 Books
  • First Book:
    January 1989
  • Latest Book:
    March 2025
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Book List in Order: 29 titles




  • This stunning natural history book is illustrated with more than 1200 color pictures by some of the world's best wildlife photographers. Each animal is examined with an introductory section followed by a detailed look at how they function, their phys...



  • Perhaps the most enduring legacy of the Industrial Revolution is, for better or for worse, our inclination to define who were are by what we do, and this essential new issue of Granta will lay bare the intrinsic link between work and identity.
    Fro...



  • Sex is our oldest obsession. For as long as we’ve been doing it, it has been used as a mark of decline and a measure of progress. It has been at the center of rituals and responsible for revolutions. We make money from it, hide behind it, prohibit ...



  • Richard Russo returns home to a hometown on the verge of extinction. Up-and-coming fiction writer Claire Vaye Watkins explores a damaged car on an abandoned road and a Ziploc bag of pristine letters. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie show...



  • Science Fiction authority John Freeman presents a treasure trove of modern sci-fi’s most cutting-edge talents in art and illustration. A former editor at the official magazines for Babylon 5, Star Trek, Doctor Who, and Star Wars (and the founder of...



  • Brought into nationhood under the auspices of a single religion, but wracked with deep separatist fissures and the destabilizing forces of ongoing conflicts in Iran, Afghanistan and Kashmir, Pakistan is one of the most dynamic places in the world tod...



  • Granta 113, published simultaneously in Spain as Los Mejores Narradores Jovenes en Espanol, showcases the work of 22 promising new writers. It is eagerly anticipated, as Granta's previous Best Young Novelist issues have been startlingly accura...



  • This new issue of Granta features tales from the constantly shifting terrain of alien culture. Mark Gevisser writes of two closeted gay South African men, whose friendship has lasted five decades, dating back to a regime determined to keep black and ...






  • Women in the twenty-first century still live in a world in which the balance of power remains tipped towards men.This bold, political issue of Granta will explore this dynamic from a wide variety of literary genres and perspectives. Rachel Cusk



  • Ten years later, where are we looking? How do we see things differently?From Ground Zero to Kampala to London to Mumbai, the echoes are still heard, the impact is still felt. The way we interact, the way we travel, our relationship to media and techn...



  • It haunts us; it stalks us; it shapes us. It creeps into our dreams and, if we allow it, can plague our ponderings of the future. The same 'monsters’ that lived under our childhood beds can reappear, alive and toothsome, in our adult lives. And pe...



  • Be it a wrong turn, a bad relationship, a debilitating illness or a war, every action creates a reaction, every move is followed by another move. How do we get out of what we’ve gotten ourselves into? How do we deal with what’s been thrust upon u...



  • A nation defined by tradition and built on expansion, Britain now has more languages spoken within its capital than any other city in the world.
    Recently, Granta has explored Chicago, Pakistan and the world of Spanish-language letters. In this bol...



  • Since Granta's inaugural list of the Best of Young British Novelists in 1983 - featuring Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro, Martin Amis and Julian Barnes - the Best of Young issues have been some of the magazine's most influential. In 2010, ...



  • Kazuo Ishiguro, Pat Barker, Julian Barnes, Alan Hollinghurst, David Mitchell, Salmon Rushdie, Zadie Smith, Rose Tremain, Will Self, Jeannette Winterson...long before they were household names, they were Granta Best of Young British Novelists. With e...



  • Hari Kunzru travels to Chernobyl, Detroit, and Japan to investigate the phenomenon of disaster tourism. Policeman-turned-detective-turned-writer A Yi describes life as a provincial gumshoe in China. Physician Siddhartha Mukherjee visits a government ...



  • How long is the shadow of a battle, an explosion, a revolution? What stories arise in the wake of devastation? This issue explores the complicated aftermath and legacy of conflict. Lindsey Hilsum returns to Rwanda two decades after witnessing the beg...








  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...



  • We live today in constant motion, traveling distances rapidly, small ones daily, arriving in new states. In this inaugural edition of Freeman's, a new biannual of unpublished writing, former Granta editor and NBCC president John Freeman brings togeth...



  • Freeman's: Family is the second literary anthology in the series reviewers are calling "bold" (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) and "refreshing" (Chicago Literati). Following a debut issue on the theme of Arrival, Freeman circles a new topic whose definitio...





  • New work from Tommy Orange, Anne Carson, Louise Erdrich, and others propels this tribute to love from Freeman’s, “a powerful force in the literary world” (Los Angeles Times).In a time of contentiousness and flagrant abuse, it often feels as if ...



  • A selection of the best and most representative contemporary American short fiction from 1970 to 2020, including such authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, Toni Cade Bambara, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandra Cisneros, and Ted Chiang, hand-selected by celebrated editor a...





  • Featuring new work from Mieko Kawakami, Martín Espada, Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Arthur Sze, Camonghne Felix, and more, the latest installment of the acclaimed literary journal Freeman’s explores the irrevocably intertwined lives of animals an...



  • Featuring new work from Rebecca Makkai, Aleksandar Hemon, Rachel Khong, Louise Erdrich, and more, the tenth and final installment of the boundary-pushing literary journal Freeman’s, which explores all the ways of coming to an endOver the course of ...



  • The Akashic Noir Series’ exploration of California continues with this spellbinding collection of stories curated by Sacramento native John Freeman.Featuring brand-new stories by: Naomi J. Williams, William T. Vollmann, Maureen O&...





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

John Freeman has published 29 books.

The next book by John Freeman, Sacramento Noir, will be published in March 2025.

The first book by John Freeman, London Revealed, was published in January 1989.

No. John Freeman does not write books in series.