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Tracing a Literary Lineage in Jonathan Franzen's 'The Kraus Project'
12 Feb 2015 // 9:30 PM
This unlikely combination of a translation and memoir offers as many telling insights into the preoccupations of Jonathan Franzen as it does into Karl Kraus' life and work.
Jonathan Franzen Pulls a Convincing Authorial Disappearing Act in 'Purity'
11 Oct 2015 // 9:05 PM
Franzen's latest is a fulfilling if frustrating exploration of our modern identity crisis.
A Quarter Century After Its Debut, 'The Twenty-Seventh City' Merits Our Full Attention
14 Jan 2014 // 2:05 AM
The Twenty-Seventh City, first published in 1988, is shockingly prescient. A reader unaware of the publication date would assume it recent.
Win a Signed Copy of 'Freedom' by Jonathan Franzen
14 Dec 2010 // 2:12 AM
In 3 words or less, what does "Freedom" mean to you? Let us know and you have a chance to win a signed copy of Jonathan Franzen's new book.
Jonathan Franzen senses our interpersonal separation and encourages engagement
11 May 2012 // 2:35 AM
I didn’t much like Jonathan Franzen’s essay “Farther Away” when I read it a year ago in the New Yorker. A complicated mishmash