The Corrections, or How Being Upper-Middle-Class and White is Super Tough

What makes The Corrections so frustrating is that Jonathan Franzen is undeniably talented. His writing is smooth and fast-paced, but still densely packed. There are no extraneous descriptions of clothing or hair and the characters don't come off as wish fulfillment fantasy versions of the author. That may sound like a low bar for talent, … Continue reading The Corrections, or How Being Upper-Middle-Class and White is Super Tough