Edward Hoagland | Granta Magazine

Edward Hoagland

Edward Hoagland has been described by John Updike as the best essayist of his generation. He was born in New York in 1932. His books include the novels Cat Man, Seven Rivers West; the travel books Notes from the Century Before: a Journal of British Columbia, African Calliope: a Journey to the Sudan; and the collections of essays The Courage of Turtles, Red Wolves and Black Bears and The Tugman’s Passage.