Franzen discusses how odd it is to talk about novels through the medium of a brief author video.
At the Moth event during the 2011 PEN World Voices Festival, Jonathan Franzen tells a story on the theme 'What Went Wrong?'
Watch this video to hear Jonathan Franzen talk about his hometown of Webster Groves and read from his book The Discomfort Zone.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Jonathan Franzen's #1 bestselling novel Freedom. In his first novel since The Corrections, Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage. Freedom comically and tragically captures the temptations and burdens of liberty: the thrills of teenage lust, the shaken compromises of middle age, the wages of suburban sprawl, the heavy weight of empire.
Jonathan Franzen talks about writers of his "generation" and his community.
August 31 - December 8, 2015
Meet National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Franzen as he reads from his new novel Purity.