Jonathan Franzen’s books include The Corrections, Freedom, How to Be Alone and the memoir The Discomfort Zone. A new essay collection, Farther Away, will appear in April 2012. Freedom won the 2011 John Gardner Prize for fiction and the Heartland Prize. It was also chosen as one of the New York Times Ten Best Books of 2010 and as a finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
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