HarperCollins UK offers exchange for Franzen's Freedom

HarperCollins UK offers exchange for Franzen's Freedom

<p>HarperCollins is offering a recall for thousands of copies of Jonathan Franzen&#39;s<em> Freedom</em> after the book was released with some &quot;minor&quot; errors. People who have already bought the book can exchange it for the new, correct, version. The reprinted version is expected to hit bookshops from Monday. The correct versions will include a sticker featuring a review of the book.</p><p>The publisher described the mistake as a typesetter&#39;s error and the errors relate to spelling and punctuation. There are around 80,000 faulty hardback copies of the book in print but trade paperbacks are also affected. HarperCollins is recommending bookshops talk to their account manager or customer services.</p><p>A HarperCollins spokesperson said: &quot;Some final, minor corrections failed to make it into the first printed version of Jonathan Franzen&#39;s long-awaited new novel <em>Freedom</em>. Fourth Estate will be happy to offer readers the opportunity to exchange their copies for a new one via this phone line 0844<br />5768120 and we expect the new edition, including the final corrections, to be available early next week.&quot;</p>