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Jonathan Franzen

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This article is about the character. For the guest star, see Jonathan Franzen.
Jonathan Franzen
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Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Brown
Occupation: Novelist
First Appearance: "Moe'N'a Lisa"
Voiced by: Himself

Jonathan Franzen is an American novelist.


Artie Ziff read Lisa his book The Corrections.[1]

Franzen was on a panel of authors at the Wordloaf Literary Conference. Franzen is Michael Chabon's biggest influence. However, Franzen said his biggest influence was Albert Camus, upsetting Chabon. At the finishing dinner, he and Chabon end up in a fight.[2]