Jonathan Franzen was born in 1959 and is the author of four novels – The Twenty-Seventh City (1988), Strong Motion (1992), The Corrections (2001), Freedom (2010), – a collection of essays, How to Be Alone (2002), a memoir, The Discomfort Zone (2006) and a translation of Spring Awakening, a play by Frank Wedekind (2007), and most recently, The Kraus Project, a translation and consideration of Karl Kraus’s essays. His honours include a Whiting Writers Award in 1988, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1996, the American Academy’s Berlin Prize in 2000, and the National Book Award (for The Corrections) in 2001. He writes frequently for the New Yorker, and lives in New York City.

Jonathan Franzen

Books by Jonathan Franzen

Matchbook Classics Box Set
The End of the End of the Earth
The Corrections
The End of the End of the Earth
The End of the End of the Earth
Freedom
The Corrections
Purity
The Laughing Policeman
Purity
Purity
Purity
Purity
The Kraus Project
The Kraus Project
The Kraus Project
Farther Away
Farther Away
Freedom
Freedom
The Corrections
Freedom
The Twenty-Seventh City
Strong Motion
How to be Alone
The Corrections
The Discomfort Zone