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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 yesterday
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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Wired News
Dorthe Nors Proves That Tweets and Listicles Do Belong in Literaturehard eye rolls from the New Yorker set. Basically, no one can decide if there’s
Dorthe Nors Proves That Tweets and Listicles Do Belong in Literature
Wired News / Posted 5 days ago
hard eye rolls from the New Yorker set. Basically, no one can decide if there’s an art to digital communication. Even Jonathan Franzen, everyone’s favorite author to hate, said a few years ago, “Can Twitter be an art form? Toothpicks can be an... Read more
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The Courier
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. OWN A LEIGH HOBBS... Read more
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11d
Northern Daily Leader
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. OWN A LEIGH HOBBS... Read more
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11d
The Young Witness
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
The Young Witness / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. OWN A LEIGH HOBBS... Read more
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11d
Western Advocate
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
Western Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. OWN A LEIGH HOBBS... Read more
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11d
Manning River Times
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. OWN A LEIGH HOBBS... Read more
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11d
Goondiwindi Argus
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. OWN A LEIGH HOBBS... Read more
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11d
The North West Star
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. OWN A LEIGH HOBBS... Read more
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11d
Daily Liberal
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. OWN A LEIGH HOBBS... Read more
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11d
Canberra Times
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLi
Peter Carey receives 'highest formal recognition of artistic merit in the US'
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
writers in the academy include Edward Albee, Paul Auster, Joan Didion, Don DeLillo, Rita Dove, Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Tony Morrison, Philip Roth and Marilyn Robinson. Australian author Peter... Read more
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The Columbian
Craig bonding with Franzen’s book ‘Purity’Daniel Craig will be switching from the world of Ian Fleming to Jonathan Franze
Craig bonding with Franzen’s book ‘Purity’
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
Daniel Craig will be switching from the world of Ian Fleming to Jonathan Franzen with “Purity,” an adaptation of the best-selling novel that was picked up by Showtime last week. Centered on the story of a smart but aimless college graduate named... Read more
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Evening Standard
Conrad & Eleanor by Jane RogersWell, apparently going Awol is the new divorce. At least in the world of publis
Conrad & Eleanor by Jane Rogers
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
Well, apparently going Awol is the new divorce. At least in the world of publishing — call it the Gone Girl effect. Jonathan Franzen and Nell Zink have given literary spins to the theme and now Jane Rogers (whose last novel, The Testament of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Detoxing in prison and hating myself: ‘You’ve got to face up to what you did’with donated books in the old gym. It was weird coming across all these writers
Detoxing in prison and hating myself: ‘You’ve got to face up to what you did’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 days ago
with donated books in the old gym. It was weird coming across all these writers I’ve photographed, like Dave Eggers and Jonathan Franzen, but in here meeting James Patterson or John Grisham would be a lot more impressive – their books are always... Read more
23d
The Courier
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
The Courier / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
Northern Daily Leader
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
The Young Witness
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
The Young Witness / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
Western Advocate
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
Western Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
Kiama Independent
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
Kiama Independent / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
Manning River Times
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
Manning River Times / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
Goondiwindi Argus
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
The North West Star
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
The North West Star / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
Daily Liberal
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
The Border Mail
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
The Border Mail / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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23d
Illawarra Mercury
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculationThe James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franze
Daniel Craig signs up for Showtime series Purity, adding weight to James Bond exit speculation
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
The James Bond star is making a 20-episode TV series based on a Jonathan Franzen novel. Adding weight to speculation he is stepping away from playing James Bond, Daniel Craig has signed up for a 20-episode television series that he will also... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Daniel Craig leaves James Bond behind as he signs up to US drama Puritygive up the role of James Bond – as he heads to the small screen. The 007 acto
Daniel Craig leaves James Bond behind as he signs up to US drama Purity
EveningTimes Online / Posted 24 days ago
give up the role of James Bond – as he heads to the small screen. The 007 actor has signed on to lead an adaptation of the Jonathan Franzen novel Purity, according to Collider. Daniel Craig (Mark Schiefelbein/AP) With 20 episodes to film next... Read more
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Reality TV World
Daniel Craig to star in Showtime's limited series 'Purity'Children and In the Bedroom, will write, direct and executive produce the show.
Daniel Craig to star in Showtime's limited series 'Purity'
Reality TV World / Posted 24 days ago
Children and In the Bedroom, will write, direct and executive produce the show. Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, David Hare and Jonathan Franzen are also executive producers on the project. Hare and Franzen will help write the series and Field will... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Daniel Craig leaves James Bond behind as he signs up to US drama Puritygive up the role of James Bond – as he heads to the small screen. The 007 acto
Daniel Craig leaves James Bond behind as he signs up to US drama Purity
Irish Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
give up the role of James Bond – as he heads to the small screen. The 007 actor has signed on to lead an adaptation of the Jonathan Franzen novel Purity, according to Collider. Daniel Craig (Mark Schiefelbein/AP) With 20 episodes to film next... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Showtime announces Jamie Foxx comedy 'White Famous,' premiere dates for 'Shameless,' 'Homeland' and moreFresh from announcing a Daniel Craig-led foray into the Jonathan Franzen univer
Showtime announces Jamie Foxx comedy 'White Famous,' premiere dates for 'Shameless,' 'Homeland' and more
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
Fresh from announcing a Daniel Craig-led foray into the Jonathan Franzen universe, Showtime announced return dates for four of its programs and another potential newcomer. The network announced a pilot order for “White Famous,” a new half-hour... Read more
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AdWeek
Showtime Will Premiere One Series a Month, Which Might Disappoint Homeland Fansto add on that subject." Earlier today, Showtime announced it had picked up a
Showtime Will Premiere One Series a Month, Which Might Disappoint Homeland Fans
AdWeek / Posted 24 days ago
to add on that subject." Earlier today, Showtime announced it had picked up a new limited series Purity, starring Daniel Craig and based on the Jonathan Franzen novel. The 20-episode series will air over two seasons, and start filmin... Read more
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Variety
Showtime Boss David Nevins on HBO, ‘Homeland’s’ Future & ‘Twin Peaks’the pickup of 20-episode limited series “Purity,” starring Daniel Craig (“James
Showtime Boss David Nevins on HBO, ‘Homeland’s’ Future & ‘Twin Peaks’
Variety / Posted 24 days ago
the pickup of 20-episode limited series “Purity,” starring Daniel Craig (“James Bond himself,” as Nevins said), calling Jonathan Franzen, Todd Field and David Hare a “dream team” of writers. “I think this will be one of the most talked-about... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' to become a Showtime drama starring Daniel CraigSanta Cruz author Jonathan Franzen has finalized a deal with Showtime to turn h
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' to become a Showtime drama starring Daniel Craig
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen has finalized a deal with Showtime to turn his latest best-selling novel, "Purity," into a limited drama series starring Daniel Craig. "Purity," partially set in Oakland and Felton, tells the story of Purity Tyler,... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' to become a Showtime drama starring Daniel CraigSanta Cruz author Jonathan Franzen has finalized a deal with Showtime to turn h
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' to become a Showtime drama starring Daniel Craig
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen has finalized a deal with Showtime to turn his latest best-selling novel, "Purity," into a limited drama series starring Daniel Craig. "Purity," partially set in Oakland and Felton, tells the story of Purity Tyler,... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' to become a Showtime drama starring Daniel CraigSanta Cruz author Jonathan Franzen has finalized a deal with Showtime to turn h
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' to become a Showtime drama starring Daniel Craig
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen has finalized a deal with Showtime to turn his latest best-selling novel, "Purity," into a limited drama series starring Daniel Craig. "Purity," partially set in Oakland and Felton, tells the story of Purity Tyler,... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' to become a Showtime drama starring Daniel CraigSanta Cruz author Jonathan Franzen has finalized a deal with Showtime to turn h
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' to become a Showtime drama starring Daniel Craig
Silicon Valley / Posted 24 days ago
Santa Cruz author Jonathan Franzen has finalized a deal with Showtime to turn his latest best-selling novel, "Purity," into a limited drama series starring Daniel Craig. "Purity," partially set in Oakland and Felton, tells the story of Purity Tyler,... Read more
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International Business Times
Daniel Craig and Katherine Heigl sign up for Nascar film Logan Lucky limited TV series Purity, the producers of which are currently in talks with Sh
Daniel Craig and Katherine Heigl sign up for Nascar film Logan Lucky
International Business Times / Posted 30 days ago
limited TV series Purity, the producers of which are currently in talks with Showtime. The series is based on the novel by Jonathan Franzen, which is about a young female activist named Purity who begins a worldwide search for her father. This will... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Daniel Craig and Katherine Heigl Are Joining Heist Comedy 'Logan Lucky' Castbehind the picture. Daniel is set to make his debut in the U.S. television wit
Daniel Craig and Katherine Heigl Are Joining Heist Comedy 'Logan Lucky' Cast
AceShowbiz / Posted 30 days ago
behind the picture. Daniel is set to make his debut in the U.S. television with "Purity", a series based on the novel by Jonathan Franzen about young female activist named Purity who begins a worldwide search for her father. Katherine is also... Read more

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