The Karl Kraus Project.

Jonathan Franzen has a new book out out. Dwight Garner doesn’t like it. Or rather, Dwight Garner doesn’t like Franzen’s nonfiction: Whether he’s writing about birding, reading, media, the Internet, the American novel, his past as an angry young man or his present as a misanthrope trying to learn to relax the tendons in his […]

Talking Covers: Freedom.

Now this is a nifty site: Talking Covers has agglomerated the stories of several book covers, most interestingly (to me)  Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom. From the photographer of the cerulean warbler on the cover: The bird on the cover was photographed in a southeastern Ohio state forest, not far from the West Virginia coal fields featured in […]