Posts Tagged ‘Jonathan Franzen’

God Hates Fracks

The Washington Monument, National Cathedral, and, for good measure, a fault-straddling nuke plant have all been shut down by the DC earthquake yesterday, even as the media rushes on to the next thing with typical alacrity.  Of course, this is precisely the point; nothing to see here, and certainly no lesson to be learned.  No [...]

Book Saloon: Jonathan Franzen’s “Freedom”

Posting was light over the last few days because I was working in Seattle, but the attendant train rides finally gave me time to read the latest from one of my favorite authors, Jonathan Franzen.  While it may sound a tad cliche and as such not entirely believable, I discovered Franzen long before Oprah did, [...]