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What's Wrong With "A Short History of Women," the Novel

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? placeAd2(commercialNode,'midarticleflex',false,'')
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