Oprah Picks Jonathan Franzen's 'freedom' For Book Club

Oprah picks Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom' for book club

Oprah Winfrey has forgiven Jonathan Franzen.

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  • Oprah picks Franzen's novel "Freedom" for book club
    "I am really betting that 'Freedom,' by Jonathan Franzen ... should want in a book," Winfrey said. In 2001, Winfrey chose Franzen's National Book Award winner "The Corrections," but the novelist snubbed her by calling her book club picks "schmaltzy ...
    09/17/2010 - 5:27 am | View Link
  • Oprah picks Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom' for book club
    NEW YORK — Novelist Jonathan Franzen is back in the world's largest book club. Nine years after Franzen dissed Oprah Winfrey, the literary writer and talk-show queen have made up. Winfrey made it official this morning: The next selection in her book club ...
    09/17/2010 - 5:06 am | View Link
  • Oprah Winfrey Reportedly Picks Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom' For Book Club
    Several news organizations — including Reuters, The Associated Press and The New York Times — report Oprah Winfrey will pick Jonathan Franzen's Freedom for her book club. Almost nine years ago, Oprah Winfrey afforded the same honor — reward?
    09/16/2010 - 2:06 pm | View Link
  • It’s official: Oprah picks Jonathan Franzen’s 'Freedom' for her Book Club
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    09/16/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Oprah Book Club Picks Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom'
    Oprah forgives, but Oprah never forgets... Oprah Winfrey doesn't hold grudges, and that's a good thing for novelist Jonathan Franzen. The writer's new book, Freedom, was selected by Oprah as her latest book club pick, despite the fact the two had been ...
    09/16/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Jonathan Franzen's Favorite Fiction Books
    He's on our list of great American writers, but we wanted to know: What are Jonathan Franzen's favorite books? Here are some of his favorite fiction reads since 1940.
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  • Jonathan Franzen
    Jonathan Earl Franzen (born August 17, 1959) is an American novelist and essayist. His 2001 novel, The Corrections, a sprawling, satirical family drama, drew ...
    08/20/2014 - 10:31 pm | View Website
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    Jonathan Franzen on Author Videos and the Novel. Franzen discusses how odd it is to talk about novels through the medium of a brief author video.
    08/20/2014 - 8:22 pm | View Website
  • The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen — Reviews ...
    July 2012 Facts concerning Jonathan Franzen's novel The Corrections •Print runs of Jonathan Franzen's novel The Corrections are believed to be the largest in ...
    08/20/2014 - 7:32 pm | View Website
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