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Rekindled: Oscar Villalon in Conversation With Lisa Brown

On this episode of Rekindled, Oscar Villalon, editor in chief of ZYZZYVA, speaks with author and illustrator Lisa Brown. Brown’s latest book is called Long Story Short: 100 Classic Books in Three Panels, in which she distills long classics (Proust, Madame Bovary, Jonathan Franzen, etc) into one... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-10 20:00:17 UTC ]
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Books: National Book Award longlists, a fall preview and concern about ALOUD

Hi — I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor of the L.A. Times. This week in print you’ll find the Fall Arts Preview — books included. THE BIG BOOKS This fall brings books from Michelle Obama, Jonathan Franzen, Haruki Murakami, Michael Connelly, Stephen King and more; see our picks of books you won’t... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Craig to star in Purity TV adaptation

Jonathan Franzen’s Purity is to be made into a television show starring Daniel Craig. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama's Peanuts: President writes foreword to Charles Schulz anthology

The US leader has taken a break from being a world statesman to pay tribute in prose to ‘an American treasure’Charlie Brown and Snoopy have found a high-profile supporter in Barack Obama, who has taken a break from running the US to write the foreword to a new volume collecting what the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Craig to star in Purity adaptation

James Bond actor Daniel Craig has reportedly signed up to star in a TV adaptation of Jonathan Franzen’s novel Purity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franzen Lives In Denial of His Fame, Or Tries To

Speaking at the Guadalajara Book Fair, Jonathan Franzen was self-deprecating about his global literary fame. The post Franzen Lives In Denial of His Fame, Or Tries To appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Franzen tells Stephen Colbert a bedtime story

This week, Jonathan Franzen's latest book, "Purity," tops the Los Angeles Times bestseller list after seven weeks on the chart. Franzen is among America's most high-profile novelists, and he likely reached many new readers with an appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." In a sketch... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Franzen Is Having More Fun Than His Critics

Jonathan Franzen’s fifth novel, Purity, appears, like his previous one, Freedom, amid the media equivalent of the fog of war. There have been trumpeted interviews and fatuous raves, but also misleading headlines, Twitter diatribes, backlashes to the backlash and a deluge of emptily sassy online... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Books by Franzen, Hallberg Among Most Talked About

This year, as always, we walked the aisles to ask our favorite folks in the know what upcoming books they are excited about. The two novels we heard about the most were Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' (FSG, Sept.) and Garth Risk Hallberg's 'City on Fire' (Knopf, Oct.). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: BEA’s Opening Act: Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen, arguably the most anticipated author at Book Expo, will be featured at the show’s opening session today to talk about "Purity" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Sept. 1), his long-awaited novel and his first in five years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Franzen to Kick Off BEA 2015

National Book Award winner Jonathan Franzen will appear at the 2015 BookExpo show on May 27, kicking off the event. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Franzen novel set for September 2015 release

Fourth Estate will publish a new novel by Jonathan Franzen next year, titled Purity. The HarperCollins imprint confirmed it would publish simultaneously with US publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux, which plans to release Purity in September next year. Nicholas Pearson, publishing director at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Ben Lerner: The Way We Live Now

A first novel with glowing endorsements from such literary lights as Jonathan Franzen, Paul Auster, Geoff Dyer, and John Ashbery—what more could a young writer want? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Franzen’s Worst Nightmare

To many devoted readers, bookstores, and collectors, a book is good, but a signed book is best—and the absence of a title page to autograph is just another reason for purists to eschew those newfangled e-readers. A signed copy of a favorite book can be intensely meaningful to an avid fan. And in... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Franzen – this time taking on Twitter – heaps more scorn on social media

 'Freedom' author Jonathan Franzen, who has previously disparaged Facebook and ebooks, says Twitter 'stands for everything I oppose' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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