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Freedom Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom': About Environmental Activism?

The Guardian | Amanda Little | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What reviewers have almost unanimously ignored, however, is that this indelible portrait of our times is also an indelible portrait of contemporary en...

Follett's 'Fall Of Giants,' Connelly's 'Reversal'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Reversal" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)...

Franzen Glasses Thief Speaks

GQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

They proceeded to steal the author's glasses off his face, leaving a ransom note with a demand for $100,000 and a Hotmail address by way of contact....

On 'Freedom' Pub Date, Franzen Picks Four OTHER Books You Must Read

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ms. Hempel Chronicles by Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum What appear at first to be just interconnected short stories--albeit beautifully written, distinctivel...

Books Keep The Obamas Busy On Vacation

New York Times | JACKIE CALMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The president and his daughters have books to keep them company; they bought two bags' worth at a bookstore here over the sunny weekend....

WATCH, PHOTOS: First Family Goes Book Shopping In Martha's Vineyard

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

*Scroll down to see video footage and an interview with the bookstore owner* UPDATE 9:03 PM: Bunch of Grapes, the bookstore visited by Obama, said t...

'Feedom' Jonathan Franzen's Best Novel? The Times Seems To Think So. Do You Agree?

nytimes.com | MICHIKO KAKUTANI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mr. Franzen has written his most deeply felt novel yet -- a novel that turns out to be both a compelling biography of a dysfunctional family and an in...