Saturday September 26, 2020

Franzen still wallowing in his own unhappiness

The Discomfort Zone, by Jonathan Franzen, Fourth Estate, €18.10.

14th October, 2006

The Discomfort Zone, by Jonathan Franzen, Fourth Estate, €18.10.

Jonathan Franzen, the author of the critically acclaimed 2001 bestseller The Corrections, reveals much of the source material for that study of family dysfunction in this memoir.

Since The Corrections, he has released a book of essays, the title of which – How To Be Alone - should give a strong hint of the tone to be expected from The Discomfort Zone.

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