The Anglo Files: A Field Guide To The British by Sarah LyallThe Anglo Files: A Field Guide To The British by Sarah Lyall

The Anglo Files: A Field Guide To The British

bySarah Lyall

Paperback | July 28, 2009

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Sarah Lyall moved to London in the mid-1990s and soon became known for amusing and sharp dispatches on her adopted country. Confronted by the eccentricities of these island people (the English husband who never turned on the lights, the legislators who behaved like drunken frat boys, the hedgehog lovers), she set about trying to figure out the British. Part anthropological field study and part memoir, The Anglo Files has already received great acclaim and recognition for the astuteness, humor, and sensitivity with which the author wields her pen.
Sarah Lyall grew up in New York City and writes for the New York Times in London. She lives there with her husband, the writer Robert McCrum, and their two daughters.
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Title:The Anglo Files: A Field Guide To The BritishFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.22 × 5.43 × 0.84 inPublished:July 28, 2009Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393334767

ISBN - 13:9780393334760

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Editorial Reviews

A witty, incisive collection of essays . . . on everything English. — Elle

Fresh, funny and occasionally wicked. — Kirkus Reviews

Lyall is at her tart, observant best. — Matt Weiland (New York Times Book Review)

A razor-sharp . . . wickedly insightful, decidedly biased account of everything British. — Graydon Carter