Jodi Picoult on ghettos, beach books and the New York Times' general suckiness

If a woman writes about family and core values and the connections between people it’s considered women’s fiction. If a man does it it winds up on the shortlist for the National Book Award.

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For a woman you’re going to get something in the parenting section. Or you’re going to get something in the style section. It’s just really archaic. I just think if there’s not going to be a conscious decision about who you’re reviewing, think about what you’re saying.

15:44 – 16:00, 22:50 – 23:05

The Book Show #1232