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San Antonio Express-News
‘68 Demo convention riots backdrop of Nathan Hill’s debutyou love most, who therefore can hurt you the most. There is some of the fluid
‘68 Demo convention riots backdrop of Nathan Hill’s debut
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
you love most, who therefore can hurt you the most. There is some of the fluid virtuosity and wide-canvas approach of a Jonathan Franzen, page after page of pitch-perfect riffing on the weird ordinariness of his oddball-next-door characters, and... Read more
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CTV News
African writer's American Dream comes trueis it about?'" Instead of sending her manuscript to any old agent, Mbue went s
African writer's American Dream comes true
CTV News / Posted 16 days ago
is it about?'" Instead of sending her manuscript to any old agent, Mbue went straight to Susan Golomb, who represents Jonathan Franzen, one of America's most admired novelists "I spent three years pursuing her," she recalled. "I stalked her... Read more
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AdWeek
People v. O.J. Simpson Breakout Star Sterling K. Brown on His First Emmy Nominationreally strongly with me. How about fiction? It's been a minute, but the last b
People v. O.J. Simpson Breakout Star Sterling K. Brown on His First Emmy Nomination
AdWeek / Posted 16 days ago
really strongly with me. How about fiction? It's been a minute, but the last book that really floored me was Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. Don't read it if you're married. It is such a very real depiction of what marriage is for many people at... Read more
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Daily News
African writer’s American Dream comes trueis it about?'” Instead of sending her manuscript to any old agent, Mbue went s
African writer’s American Dream comes true
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
is it about?'” Instead of sending her manuscript to any old agent, Mbue went straight to Susan Golomb, who represents Jonathan Franzen, one of America's most admired novelists. “I spent three years pursuing her,” she recalled. “I stalked her... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
African writer's American Dream comes trueis it about?'" Instead of sending her manuscript to any old agent, Mbue went s
African writer's American Dream comes true
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
is it about?'" Instead of sending her manuscript to any old agent, Mbue went straight to Susan Golomb, who represents Jonathan Franzen, one of America's most admired novelists.- Age of Trump - "I spent three years pursuing her," she recalled.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can Big Data Find the Next 'Harry Potter'?could such disparate best sellers as the pulpy beach reads of James Patterson a
Can Big Data Find the Next 'Harry Potter'?
The Atlantic / Posted 18 days ago
could such disparate best sellers as the pulpy beach reads of James Patterson and critically acclaimed literary fiction of Jonathan Franzen have in common? And how can a computer account for the zeitgeist that forms an essential backdrop to a... Read more
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Slate
Jonathan Safran Foer Has Gotten Closer Than Ever to Writing an Excellent Novelscratch with a partner. This political gloss on a private misery can come acros
Jonathan Safran Foer Has Gotten Closer Than Ever to Writing an Excellent Novel
Slate / Posted 24 days ago
scratch with a partner. This political gloss on a private misery can come across as an imitation of the social novels of Jonathan Franzen, just as the scattered passages of dirty talk and reveries on masturbation seem to ape Philip Roth. Here I... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bibliotherapy pairs readers with the book they need, when they need itNovel Cure: An A-Z of Literary Remedies.” Its kitschy cover features medicine b
Bibliotherapy pairs readers with the book they need, when they need it
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
Novel Cure: An A-Z of Literary Remedies.” Its kitschy cover features medicine bottles with labels such as “Harper Lee,” “Jonathan Franzen” and “Jane Austen.” The authors recommend titles for specific ailments. For high blood pressure, try... Read more
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Western Advocate
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good booksbestseller that helped changed the rules. When he began writing, Grossman says
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good books
Western Advocate / Posted a month ago
bestseller that helped changed the rules. When he began writing, Grossman says, "I fancied myself as a Zadie Smith or a Jonathan Franzen" and took years to accept that he was a fantasy writer. He describes his books as hybrids - fantasy novels... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good booksbestseller that helped changed the rules. When he began writing, Grossman says
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good books
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 1 months ago
bestseller that helped changed the rules. When he began writing, Grossman says, "I fancied myself as a Zadie Smith or a Jonathan Franzen" and took years to accept that he was a fantasy writer. He describes his books as hybrids - fantasy novels... Read more
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Canberra Times
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good booksbestseller that helped changed the rules. When he began writing, Grossman says
Author and critic Lev Grossman on why there are no good books
Canberra Times / Posted 1 months ago
bestseller that helped changed the rules. When he began writing, Grossman says, "I fancied myself as a Zadie Smith or a Jonathan Franzen" and took years to accept that he was a fantasy writer. He describes his books as hybrids - fantasy novels... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
From '68 Chicago to Occupy Wall Street, 'The Nix' is a terrific debut that makes the political personala political point." Samuel is a failed writer and apathetic literature profess
From '68 Chicago to Occupy Wall Street, 'The Nix' is a terrific debut that makes the political personal
Dallas Morning News / Posted 1 months ago
a political point." Samuel is a failed writer and apathetic literature professor who might have stepped from the pages of Jonathan Franzen. The book's first showstopping section comes when he interrogates an ambitious but inept undergraduate about... Read more
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The Irish Times
I Hate the Internet review: A novel so bad it’s . . . really a lot of funKobek, this bad novel’s author, can’t resist taking a swipe at the literary her
I Hate the Internet review: A novel so bad it’s . . . really a lot of fun
The Irish Times / Posted 1 months ago
Kobek, this bad novel’s author, can’t resist taking a swipe at the literary herd’s favourite punching bag, Jonathan Franzen. For all his well-informed fury, there are few trends that Kobek is not willing to surf. But let’s not... Read more

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