In Conversation: Jonathan Franzen

  • November 17, 2019
  • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Join New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Franzen as he stops by the Schulz Museum to celebrate the release of The Peanuts Papers (Library of America), a collection of essays by writers and cartoonists on the deeper truths of the Peanuts comic strip and its impact on their lives, work, and the broader culture. Franzen, one of the thirty-three contributors to the collection, will be in conversation with the book’s editor and founder of Blauner Books Literary Agency, Andrew Blauner. Franzen is the author of five novels, including Freedom, Purity, and The Corrections, and the recipient of numerous awards including the National Book Award for fiction, the John Gardner Prize for fiction, and the Heartland Prize, in addition to being a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Copies of the book will be for sale at the event by Copperfield’s Books, and Franzen and Blauner will sign books following their talk. Tickets: $10 for Members, $15 for Non-Members.