Review: Ann Kjellberg on Jonathan Franzen

The just-over-sixty novelist Jonathan Franzen, who sprang from a generation of wunderkinds that included Jay McInerney, Bret Easton Ellis, Donna Tartt, and David Foster-Wallace, seems obliged even more than most of that sometimes unloveable crew to overcome a hurdle of public skepticism with each new dictionary-sized epic of middle American life. We are…

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