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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 […]

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Bill Frindall dead at 69

The death of Bill Frindall removes another familiar voice from my childhood. Listening to Test Match Special on the radio was a part of my life until moving to North America (Sadly, the BBC blocks me from listening on the Internet because I’m in Canada). Amazing that a cricket statistician should be so loved. Bill […]

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