THINGS WE GOOGLED WHILE READING PURITY BY JONATHAN FRANZEN
It raised a lot of questions.
- •Jonathan Franzen momI was hoping for something like "Jonathan Franzen's mom is a monster" but there was nothing salacious in the first page of results.
- •OlallieberriesThey are real and kind of blackberry-ish.
- •Age of consent in Germany14, yikes
- •Is Jonathan Franzen feuding with Jonathan Safran FoerNot publicly
- •Authors named JonathanThere are, indeed, many of them.
- •Orange is the New Black book funeralGoodbye to the Jonathans
- •Jonathan Franzen Zadie SmithJonathan YOU LEAVE ZADIE OUT OF THIS
- •Jonathan Franzen OprahHis book FREEDOM was an Oprah Book Club choice so either they patched things up or it was an intense power play from Oprah. Or BOTH
- •Jonathan Franzen mother nameI was wondering if it was Ann since there are so many Ann-adjacent mothers in this book, but her name is Irene Franzen.
- •Julian AssangeJust making sure he is who I thought he was.
- •Jonathan Franzen orphansHe still doesn't have any.
- •Franzen Financial Times interviewHe says he never even wanted any orphans
- •Franzen girlfriend GrantaShe's jellz, like how all women are