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Making the Americans read about cricket

Joseph O’Neill, author of Netherland, continues to be the darling of the literary press. This time the Daily Telegraph talks him up….I have a sneaking feeling the British press like him so much because he managed to make the Americans read a book about cricket.

“All my books were out of print when Netherland was bought so I was practically dead and buried as a writer,” he says. And then came extravagant praise in The New York Times and The New Yorker. “My life changed in the space of four days. It was amazing.”

Posted by on February 9, 2009.

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