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Evening Standard
Hannah Kohler: the woman behind this summer’s hit bookGodwin, who represents Jeremy Paxman, Craig Raine and Vikram Seth, and he sold
Hannah Kohler: the woman behind this summer’s hit book
Evening Standard / Posted 26 minutes ago
Godwin, who represents Jeremy Paxman, Craig Raine and Vikram Seth, and he sold it to Picador in a couple of weeks. Like Jonathan Franzen, whose work she admires, she uses the Freedom app to disable the internet while she writes. “It’s been... Read more
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DW
Four books for your brain this summer |late father. The story reads as if it were written together by Frank Kafka and
Four books for your brain this summer |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
late father. The story reads as if it were written together by Frank Kafka and the Marx Brothers. Though writer colleague Jonathan Franzen wrote the forward to Donald Antrim's book, his style is quite different. The New York-based writer, born in... Read more
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DW
Alice Munro, master of the short story, turns 85 |what she can do with nothing but her own small story; the more she returns to i
Alice Munro, master of the short story, turns 85 |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
what she can do with nothing but her own small story; the more she returns to it, the more she finds," wrote the US author Jonathan Franzen about her a decade before she won the Nobel Prize. His impassionate piece in the "New York Times" listed... Read more
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Miami New Times
Hip-Hop Poseur Jimmy Sabatino Can't Stop Scamming — Even From Prisonhe made his first million by the time he was 16, and that isn't far from the tr
Hip-Hop Poseur Jimmy Sabatino Can't Stop Scamming — Even From Prison
Miami New Times / Posted 18 days ago
he made his first million by the time he was 16, and that isn't far from the truth. What Tom Ford is to high fashion or Jonathan Franzen is to story craft, Jimmy Sabatino is to conning. His scams bear an artist's touch. At age 18, he pocketed... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Subtle Genius of Elena Ferrante's Bad Book CoversHer covers are reminiscent of books by Jennifer Weiner, the reigning queen of p
The Subtle Genius of Elena Ferrante's Bad Book Covers
The Atlantic / Posted 23 days ago
Her covers are reminiscent of books by Jennifer Weiner, the reigning queen of pop romance who last year clashedwith Jonathan Franzen over the fact that genre fiction by men has long been deemed more worthy critical attention than genre... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Audiobooks: Is listening as good as reading?read his or her own work -- if they're a good narrator, that is," says Charlott
Audiobooks: Is listening as good as reading?
Silicon Valley / Posted 29 days ago
read his or her own work -- if they're a good narrator, that is," says Charlotte Cusack, of Oakley. In fact, listening to Jonathan Franzen read his memoir made Cusack rethink her earlier indifference to his novels. Laura Weller, of Sunnyvale, has... Read more
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The Mercury News
Audiobooks: Is listening as good as reading?read his or her own work -- if they're a good narrator, that is," says Charlott
Audiobooks: Is listening as good as reading?
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
read his or her own work -- if they're a good narrator, that is," says Charlotte Cusack, of Oakley. In fact, listening to Jonathan Franzen read his memoir made Cusack rethink her earlier indifference to his novels. Laura Weller, of Sunnyvale, has... Read more

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