Hear Three Songs That Make Jonathan Franzen Cry


The Freedom author isn't brought low by R.E.M. and Eric Clapton like the average man. No, in an interview with Irish Times, Mr. Brilliant Author listed the three songs below as the ones that "bring tears to [his] eyes." (Hat tip to Twenty-Four Bit for bringing this to our attention.)

"Casimir Pulaski Day" by Sufjan Stevens:

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole:

"John Riley" by the Byrds:

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