ARCHIVED: Jonathan Franzen to Read

Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen, winner of the National Book Award and the American Academy’s Berlin Prize for his novel The Corrections will read at Sarah Lawrence on Wednesday, April 21, 6:30 p.m. in Suzanne Werner Wright Theatre. The reading is free and open to the public. For more information, please call (914) 395-2411.

Franzen’s novel received much publicity when he expressed reservations about its inclusion in Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club in 2001. He has written two other works of fiction, The Twenty-Seventh City and Strong Motion, and a collection of essays, How to Be Alone. He has also written nonfiction for The New Yorker and Harper’s.