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08/08/2013 08:27 am ET

A Handy Guide To Why Jonathan Franzen Pisses You Off – Flavorwire

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“I think she was surprised that I wasn’t moaning with shock and pleasure,” Jonathan Franzen says of his phone call with Oprah Winfrey in Boris Kachka’s Hothouse, recently excerpted at Slate. “I’d been working nine years on the book and FSG had spent a year trying to make a best-seller of it.

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