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Jonathan Safran Foer


Jonathan Safran Foer is one of the most celebrated writers working in the English language today. Named among Granta’s Best Young American Writers and the New Yorker’s 20 Best Under 40, he’s one of the rising stars of a new generation of American greats.

Best known for his two novels Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Foer’s first major work of non-fiction, Eating Animals, was a passionate piece of advocacy for vegetarianism that changed minds and polarised audiences. He is in Melbourne for one night only, and will be in conversation with the Wheeler Centre’s Michael Williams.

Jonathan Safran Foer appears with the support of the Sydney Opera House.


Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of two novels – Everything is Illuminated (2002) and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005) – and a work of non-fiction, Eating Animals (2009). In 2010, he published Tree of Codes, a “die-cut book by erasure” based on Bruno Shculz’s The Street... Read more


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