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Jonathan Franzen

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American novelist and essayist2001 winner of the National Book Award for The Corrections

Jonathan Franzen on KCRW

Jonathan Franzen's latest book is an exploration of intensely intimate relationships and the inevitability of their destructive effects.

Jonathan Franzen: Purity

Jonathan Franzen's latest book is an exploration of intensely intimate relationships and the inevitability of their destructive effects.

from Bookworm

In this edgy conversation, author Jonathan Franzen and his interviewer take positions, argue, reverse positions and start again...

Jonathan Franzen: How to Be Alone

In this edgy conversation, author Jonathan Franzen and his interviewer take positions, argue, reverse positions and start again...

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When The Corrections appeared, it was immediately nominated as a candidate for The Great American Novel.

Jonathan Franzen: The Corrections

When The Corrections appeared, it was immediately nominated as a candidate for The Great American Novel.

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