Alex Merto, Charlotte Strick, and Jonathan Franzen on a New Look for Old Books
Franzen and Theresa Rebeck discuss the meaning and madness of literature in an all but hopeless world.
“The novelist on his deliberate evolution away from literary formalism and ‘po-mo hijinks'”
Jonathan Franzen’s Best Book Yet;
At last he’s put aside the pyrotechnics and gone all in on his great theme: the American family.
In Crossroads, bad decisions and bad faith weigh down the characters – and propel the novel to startling heights.
Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Crossroads,’ a Mellow, ’70s-Era Heartbreaker That Starts a Trilogy
Tim Adams reviews Jonathan Franzen’s Crossroads for The Guardian, and it’s their Observer Book of the Week.
Lisa Allardice talks with Jonathan Franzen about Crossroads, California, and kindness.
The bestselling novelist talks about his latest book, ‘Crossroads,’ and taking a more compassionate stance toward his characters—and himself.