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Meg Wolitzer’s incisive and very funny new novel on modern feminism

Wolitzer has been unjustly overshadowed by her male rivals

Women on the march in the US

Women on the march in the US

Meg Wolitzer’s clever and entertaining new novel about what feminism might mean to the millennial generation ought to add weight to the argument that she’s been unjustly overshadowed by male big beasts such as Jonathan Franzen and Jeffrey Eugenides when critics debate candidates for today’s best US novelists.

Roaming fluently between five main characters over a span of half a century, the book centres on the diverging…

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