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Arts & Entertainment - February 28, 2014

The tweeting species

A conversation with Jonathan Franzen

by Gennady Sheyner

Jonathan Franzen famously loves to be alone, but he will make an exception for an early-morning spring rendezvous with a warbler in Central Park or for a glimpse of the rare rayadito taking refuge on a volcanic island 500 miles off the coast of Chile.

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