The New York Times Book Review assigned a cover review in June to a book called A Short History of Women. Woohoo! Except that the book is actually A Short History of Women... A Novel, by fiction writer Kate Walbert. What happens when a history of women gets presented as a novel?
This week: Kate Walbert, author of the novel "A Short History of Women"; Paul Barrett on the Wall Street implosion; Motoko Rich with notes from the field; and Jennifer Schuessler with best-seller news. Sam Tanenhaus is the host. Read Post
In the latest edition of the Double X Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, Hanna Rosin, and New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot talk about Kate Walbert's new novel, A Short History of Women, which Linda Hirshman critqued on Double X on Monday, and... Read Post