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

September 1st, 2015

Episode 221 of 550 episodes

The author of The Corrections and the new novel Purity likens writing to losing himself in a dream. "When it's really going well ... you're in a fantasy land and feeling no pain," he says.

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