Jonathan Franzen

Winner, 2001 National Book Awards

In addition to The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has published the novels: The Twenty-Seventh City (1988) and Strong Motion (1992). He has also published a collection of essays, How to be Alone (2002), and a memoir, The Discomfort Zone (2006).
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The Corrections

The Corrections, by Jonathan Franzen, Book Jacket
ISBN 9780312421274 Picador (Macmillan) / Farrar, Straus and Giroux

After almost fifty years as a wife and mother, Enid Lambert is ready to have some fun. Unfortunately, her husband, Alfred, is losing his sanity to Parkinson's disease, and their children have long since flown the family nest to the catastrophes of their own lives. More about this book >

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Jonathan Franzen

In addition to The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has published the novels: The Twenty-Seventh City (1988) and Strong Motion (1992). He has also published a collection of essays, How to be Alone (2002), and a memoir, The Discomfort Zone (2006). In June of 2009, Franzen published an extract titled ‘Good Neighbors’ from his work-in-progress fourth novel, Freedom, in The New Yorker.

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