Jonathan Lethem is perhaps the slightly neglected of the two major American Jonathans. His contemporary, Jonathan Franzen, somewhat steals his thunder, especially when the likes of Barack Obama claims that his 2010 novel 484 more words
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Personal highlights of the Leipzig Book Fair included meeting Jonathan Lethem and Jenni Fagan. Both were generous with their comments and advice. Mr. Lethem spoke of writing Dissident Gardens because he wanted to tell the story of his mother and grandmother but not write a nonfiction memoir. 342 more words
free thinking: gary shteyngart and jonathan lethem
“American authors Jonathan Lethem and Gary Shteyngart discuss radicalism, belonging and the difference between memoirs and novels with Samira Ahmed.
A Very Recent Journal Entry Written After A Night of Heavy Drinking By A 25 year-old Love Sick Woman Who Uses The Word "Fuck" A Lot
After paying for theater tickets worth almost P1300, sacrificing my sleep and neural powers and missing my Japanese language classes, all I’m left with right now is a fucking pen with his name engraved on it. 606 more words
What a strange cast of characters… We first have Rose, the Red Mayor of Sunnyside Gardens, wife of Albert the German Communist immigrant who returns to East Germany and ends up re-writing historical events, such as the attack on Guernica, to the disgust of their daughter Miriam, college dropout turned activist who marries Tommy, a sad Irish folk-singer, while cousin Lenny (Lenin) lusts after her. 623 more words