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Jonathan Franzen on Edith Wharton's New York

February 14th, 2012

Episode 245 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Jonathan Franzen writes about three of his favorite Edith Wharton novels. Here Franzen talks with Blake Eskin about Wharton's biography, her fascination with money and beauty, and her influence on Franzen's own writing.

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