Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen is the author of five novels, including Freedom and The Corrections, and five works of nonfiction and translation, including The Kraus Project and Farther Away, all published by FSG. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the German Akademie der Künste, and the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.


The Pure, Messy Math of Us

In upping the ante on the darker sides of characters, Franzen has paradoxically lifted up a more reflective and penetrating mirror to his readers....

Like Settled Dust

THERE'S SO MUCH RAW pain in these gorgeous essays that one understands why many writers rarely leave the house, much less ...

You’re Not Alone

Franzen can’t help but give voice to his despair, but neither does he give it the last word, choosing to place his faith in the ruggedness of comedy....

Mr. Sublimation

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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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