Pop Zeitgeist Freedom Is Fun! Freedom Is Good! Freedom Is Sexy!

Leisure Society on the Edge (© Sean Lotman)

That Jonathan Franzen’s fourth novel, Freedom, debuted at #1 on the Fiction section of the New York Times Bestsellers List in September last year is one of those phenomenal outliers that defy the logic of free market capitalism. It’s not that it has no business being #1 when the spot is usually held by the […]