Portrait of Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen is the author of five novels, most recently PurityFreedom and The Corrections, and five works of nonfiction and translation, including Farther Away and The Kraus Project. 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.

Photo: Beowulf Sheehan