Book Discussion on The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History

Jonathan Franzen talked about his memoir, The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. During the… read more

Jonathan Franzen talked about his memoir, The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. During the event, Mr. Franzen read a portion of the book describing his efforts to sell the house his mother lived in before she passed away. He also talked about writing novels and the reaction his brothers had to his writing a book about the family. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History

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195398-5
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Miami, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Dec 24, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 22, 2007

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  • Dec 24, 2006 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2006 | 2:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2007 | 10:11am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2007 | 5:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2007 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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