Welcome to Jonathan Franzen’s author page. Check out the links below to find extracts of Jonathan’s books - including the critically acclaimed ‘Freedom’, which is now available in paperback – and have a look at the beautiful video animation.
On the right hand side of the screen you will find Jonathan’s books, the most recent are at the top and all link through to amazon.co.uk.
Jonathan Franzen was born in 1959 and is the author of three novels – The Twenty-Seventh City (1988), Strong Motion (1992), The Corrections (2001) – 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).
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.