Jonathan Franzen in Vogue Magazine; Literary Internet Responds

By Jason Boog Comment


Yesterday Time magazine generated some online headlines for putting novelist Jonathan Franzen on the cover–the first author to grace the cover in a decade. Today we have another glossy magazine profile and Franzen image for you.

Vogue ran a feature profile of the novelist, along with that Jeff Lipsky photo. Here’s an excerpt: “‘I like the fact that novels in other languages are called some version of romance,’ says Jonathan Franzen, sitting at the antique wood dining table of his book-filled Upper East Side apartment.”

Omnivoracious spotted a huge list of other writers who have graced the cover ofTime over the years. And finally, Sarah Weinman points us toward Jonathan Franzen Cover Story Mad Lib.