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.
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Painter Will Cotton, known for his lush, dreamlike candy landscapes, was the art director for Katy Perry's "California Gurls" music video. He also created the cover art for the album.
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