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James Franco: Summer Reading Part 5: A Visit From the Goon Squad

In A Visit From the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan created a network of characters and places that is both as solid and as open ended as life. The book is the perfect blend of accessible writing, innovative design and literary pedigree.
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Yesterday, Jennifer Egan's rock-and-roll novel, A Visit From the Goon Squad, won the Pulitzer. Today, HBO has optioned it for a TV show. There's no script yet, but Egan will serve as a consultant. The novel is composed of a number o...

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Would Jennifer Egan's Pulitzer Prize-Winning A Visit From the Goon Squad Make a Good Movie?

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Earlier today, Brooklyn author Jennifer Egan was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for A Visit From the Goon Squad. Set in New York City (mostly), Egan's non-linear novel follows a cast of aging, self-destructive character...

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HBO has optioned Jennifer Egan's "A Visit from the Goon Squad" and is developing the innovative novel as a television series.


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