'The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them'
Tuesday, 5 October 2010
Glasses taken hostage...
Leona Lewis was punched, Tony Blair had eggs thrown at him, but author Jonathan Franzen had his glasses stolen at his latest book signing. Two men approached him, one handing him a ransom note for £100,000 before jumping into the Serpentine Lake in London. The writer, whose novel 'Freedom' had to have thousands of copies recalled earlier this week due to printing errors, was said to be 'shocked'.