The green side of Jonathan Franzen and 'Freedom'
Jonathan Franzen’s blockbuster novel Freedom is chockfull of environmental drama — and he tells Grist all about it in an exclusive interview on his environmental views. Plus he plays a bird identification game with Grist’s Amanda Little — watch:
And there’s more:
- Read Grist’s full interview with Franzen.
- Join in Ask Umbra’s Book Club discussion about Freedom:
- Watch Franzen talk about overpopulation (and how much he hates having to record author videos).
Stories in this series:
This season's It Book, "Freedom" by Jonathan Franzen, has a protagonist who's worried about population. Oprah's chosen the novel for her book club.
Ask Umbra decides to take on fiction and the Oprah Book Club in this month's Ask Umbra Book Club selection. Read about the book and find out when the conversation begins here!