Loving — and Hating — the English

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/4182205/4182206" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Obviously, America is still a young, whippersnapper of a nation compared to Great Britain. Some cultural observers say the two countries have the most — and the least — in common.

Guest:

Joe Queenan, author, Queenan Country: A Reluctant Anglophile's Pilgrimage to the Mother Country.

Books Featured In This Story

Queenan Country

A Reluctant Anglophile's Pilgrimage to the Mother Country

by Joe Queenan

Hardcover, 240 pages | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

Title
Queenan Country
Subtitle
A Reluctant Anglophile's Pilgrimage to the Mother Country
Author
Joe Queenan

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.