The Winner of the Bad Sex Award

Drumroll please, Rowan Somerville for The Shape of Her

This must have been extraordinary considering how very, very bad Jonathan Franzen can be at his best.  The Corrections had some of the very worst I have ever read, and the brief, but nauseating excerpt I saw quoted as a nomination, Freedom easily topped the worst of The Corrections  and outdid anyone I've ever read with the possible exception of Philip Roth.


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