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`The best correspondent of our generation.' Jon Snow `If you are searching for a book to describe the current mood in America, look no further.You would expect Matt Frei to demonstrate his skill as a brilliant reporter, but "Only in America" is also surprisingly funny. He moves from high politics to daily life with an engaging confidence, and he almost convinced me that it is possible to understand what they are up to.' John Sergeant `Frei navigates the capital's "didactic" architecture, power-brokers and influential think-tanks with the same Bill Bryson-esque sardonic humour that he applies to the White House press etiquette...While cynical of Bush's competence Frei clearly enjoys the razzmatazz that surrounds high office.' Financial Times `An excellent, quirky guide to Washington life...it is also a memoir of America in the post 9/11 Dubya year. Frei has a felicitous turn of phrase and his observations are always insightful and sometimes extremely funny.' Sunday Express
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Matt Frei was the BBC's Washington correspondent from 2002 and now presents BBC World News America. Prior to that he was the BBC's Asia correspondent based in Singapore and in Hong Kong - taking up his post just before the handover to China. From 1992 to 1996 he was BBC Southern Europe correspondent in Rome, from where he covered events in Bosnia, North Africa and the Mafia. He has witnessed many dramatic events, including the fall of Berlin Wall and reported on the intifada and the Gulf War as the London foreign affairs correspondent.