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From Jonathan Franzen, the National Book Award-winning author of The Corrections , here are fourteen provocative and entertaining answers to the question of how to be alone in a noisy and distracting mass culture. Although Franzen's subjects range from the sex-advice industry to the way a supermax prison works, each piece wrestles with essential themes of his writing: the erosion of civic life and private dignity, the dubious claims of technology and psychology, the tragic shape of the individual life.Recent pieces include ...

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How to be Alone 2004, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007153589

Mass-market paperback

How to Be Alone 2003, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312422165

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How to Be Alone 2003, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780006394334

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How to Be Alone 2002, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374173272

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How to be Alone 2002, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007147250

Hardcover

How to be Alone 2002, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007152575

Trade paperback