jonathan franzen

In the 2010s, the publishing industry finally wrestled with its problems with diversity.
Women writers get reviewed less and win fewer awards. Who’s taking a stand?
On the lengths to which we'll go to defend our great white male novelists.
It's about the encroachment of techno-fascism, a false utopia that leads inevitably to corruption and violence. Also, moms.
"Maybe I'll get a son who WILL finish his cottage cheese!"
If F. Scott Fitzgerald was alive today and writing, his income would be roughly half a million dollars a year. In his prime writing days, Fitzgerald was pulling in well over ten thousand dollars a year on short stories alone.