Jonathan Franzen

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Jonathan Franzen

'Way out at word number 70 or 100 or 140 in a sentence deep into a three-page paragraph of macabre humour or fabulously reticulated self-consciousness, you could smell the ozone from the crackling precision of his sentence structure.'
Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen is the author of Purity and four other novels, most recently The Corrections and Freedom, and five works of non-fiction and translation, including Farther Away and The Kraus Project, all published by FSG. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the German Akademie der K√ľnste, and the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Franzen won the 2001 National Book Award for his novel The Corrections.