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No ringing endorsement for Franzen’s ‘Freedom’

Jonathan Franzen recently signing copies of his new book, “Freedom,’’ at the Boston Public Library. Jonathan Franzen recently signing copies of his new book, “Freedom,’’ at the Boston Public Library. (Bill Brett for The Boston Globe)
By Steve Greenlee
Globe Staff / October 16, 2010

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Huge shock in the literary world: Jonathan Franzen’s “Freedom’’ — the most anticipated, most discussed, and most praised American novel of the year — is not nominated for a National Book Award. (Full article: 149 words)

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