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"Jonathan Franzen's Purity is a grand story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity, and murder. "


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The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen. I am going to try reading this again now that I am in a different place in my life. Something tells me I will understand it better.


I guess my life hasn’t always been happy, or easy, or exactly what I want. At a certain point, I just have to try not to think too much about certain things, or else they’ll break my heart. Jonathan Franzen


Review: ‘Purity,’ Jonathan Franzen’s Most Intimate Novel Yet

Still reading so my jury is out on this one, but here's what The New York Times says about 'Purity,’ - Jonathan Franzen Hits a New Octave


Jonathan Franzen On Writing: It's An 'Escape From Everything'

Jonathan Franzen On Writing: It's An 'Escape From Everything'

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Purity by Jonathan Franzen | Hailed by critics as a “magnum opus,” the latest novel from the author of Freedom and The Corrections might be the most-hyped book of the season. The novel’s protagonist is Pip “Purity” Tyler, a young woman grappling with a pointless job, crippling student debt and a toxic relationship with her mom… along with plenty of sex, travel and murder.