How to Be Alone jellemzők

Here, in fifteen esseays, are fifteen fresh answers to the question of how to be alone in a noisy and distracting mass culture.
Although his subjects range from the sex-advice industry to his father's struggle with Alzheimer's disease, each of these brilliantly crafted essays wrestles with familiar themes of Franzen's writing: the erosion of private dignity and the hidden persistence of loneliness in a postmodern world. He is one of our sharpest, toughest and most entertaining social critics.