Jonathan Franzen: The End of the End of the Earth

November 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
100 N Ashley St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Literati Bookstore is thrilled to welcome Jonathan Franzen to Zingerman’s Greyline as he reads from his new essay collection, The End of the End of the Earth.

Tickets are general admission and include a hardcover copy of The End of the End of the Earth, to be picked up at Zingerman’s Greyline the evening of the event. Literati Bookstore will have additional copies of Jonathan Franzen’s titles available for sale. 

About The End of the End of the Earth:

A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections

In The End of the End of the Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns with renewed vigor to the themes—both human and literary—that have long preoccupied him. Whether exploring his complex relationship with his uncle, recounting his young adulthood in New York, or offering an illuminating look at the global seabird crisis, these pieces contain all the wit and disabused realism that we’ve come to expect from Franzen.

Taken together, these essays trace the progress of a unique and mature mind wrestling with itself, with literature, and with some of the most important issues of our day, made more pressing by the current political milieu. The End of the End of the Earth is remarkable, provocative, and necessary.

About Jonathan Franzen: Jonathan Franzen is the author of five novels, including Freedom and The Corrections, and five works of nonfiction and translation, including The Kraus Project and Farther Away, all published by FSG. 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.

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