Jonathan Franzen has accepted my Facebook friend request!
My work here is done.
I shall now direct my attentions to Dwight Garner, who has yet to accept my Facebook friend request.
[UPDATE: Correction. Franzen is not my Facebook friend. It appears that he added me and then, moments later, he removed me. I had thought that there was some kernel of bonhomie within Franzen's disposition. But apparently, this is not the case.]