Ondaatje Delivers A Romp Through Memory, Boyhood

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Jonathan Franzen is also the author of The Corrections: A Novel, and The Discomfort Zone, a memoir. He is pictured above at The New Yorker Festival Fiction Night in New York City in 2009. Joe Kohen/Getty Images hide caption

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Franzen Tackles Suburban Parenting In 'Freedom'

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Jonathan Franzen is also the author of The Corrections: A Novel, and The Discomfort Zone, a memoir. He is pictured above at The New Yorker Festival Fiction Night in New York City in 2009. Joe Kohen/Getty Images hide caption

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'Freedom': Franzen's Novel Earns High Praise

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After adopting the euro, Greece borrowed huge sums of money. The country is now on the brink of a major default. "They're going to default ... it's now a question of how messy it will be," says writer Michael Lewis. His new book Boomerang looks at Greece and four other places affected by the financial crisis.

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How The Financial Crisis Created A 'New Third World'

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Dmitry Samarov began driving a cab in 1993 to help supplement his work as an artist. Daniel Kirwin hide caption

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A 'Hack' Shares Years Of Stories From A Chicago Cab

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'Hark!': From DNA To JFK, A Comic Take On History

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'Retirement Heist': How Firms Trimmed Pensions

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