Tag Archives: American literature

Jonathan Franzen – Sydney Opera House, September 13, 2011

(Working title: Franzen of the Opera) A loose report of various things that may have been said at the talk. It must be a huge burden to have people call you “America’s greatest living novelist” or “one of America’s greatest … Continue reading

Freedom

  It’s easy to say something like “when you come down to it, all American literary fiction is the same”. It’s incredibly trite and flagrantly untrue, but there is something in the work of authors like Jonathan Franzen and playwrights … Continue reading