Jonathan Franzen’s FREEDOM Recalled in UK

| Oct 4 | 0 Comments

If you have a copy of the UK version of Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, you might want to check it for errors. A mistake by the book’s typesetters resulted in the wrong version being printed in Britain. Over 8,000 copies of the faulty version of Freedom have been sold with typographical errors. According to the Guardian, the UK edition “is based on an early draft […]


Oprah’s Book Club Pick: FREEDOM by Jonathan Franzen

| Sep 17 | 0 Comments

It looks like Oprah and Jonathan Franzen have kissed and made up. Oprah announced on her show today that she’s selected his new book, Freedom, for her book club. She picked another of his books for the club in 2001, The Corrections, but, after Franzen made comments dissing Oprah and her viewers, he was uninvited from the show. Now, 9 years later, it seems like […]


Obama’s Advanced Copy of Franzen’s FREEDOM Causes Trouble

| Aug 25 | 0 Comments

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

The New York Times is reporting that President Obama caused panic in the publishing world last week by accepting a copy of Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom. The vacationing President made headlines when he took his girls book shopping at Bunch of Grapes in Vineyard Haven on August 20th. Besides young adult books like The Hunger Games, the President left the bookstore with an advanced readers copy […]


New Book Releases August 2010

| Aug 1 | 1 Comment

The upcoming August book releases are a mix of blockbusters, beach reads, and, toward the end of the month, a few heavier books that signal the transition into fall. The highly anticipated third book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, is out this month, as well as new books from Charlaine Harris and James Patterson. So take a look that the August releases I think […]