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Thieves Steal Glasses Right Off Jonathan Franzen’s Face

Breaking! This evening in London, a launch party for Jonathan Franzen's Freedom was disrupted by a number of crashers who stole Franzen's glasses off of his face, left a ransom note, and fled the scene. The note read, "$100,000 Your glasses are yours again!" and came with a hotmail address. Police are currently investigating what appears to be the first major crime committed in the name of Franzenfreude. UPDATE: The glasses have been returned. [GQ UK]