Mon Semblable, Mon Frere

February 16, 2012

In a 6,000 word essay for The Point, founding editor Jon Baskin wades into the personal and professional psychodrama of the FranzenWallace friendship. Beneath the public surface, finds deep questions about the “novel of the self,” the “novel of society,” and the life worth living.

is the author of City on Fire and A Field Guide to the North American Family. In 2017, he was named one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists.

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