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Hard Times

Hard Times
Article by Sarah Seltzer, appeared in issue Wired; published in 2008; filed under Books; tagged antifeminist women, book reviews, gender equity, highbrow catfight, media, new york times, reviews.
At the <em>New York Times Book Review</em>, all the misogyny is fit to print

The New York Times Book Review has never exactly embraced passionate advocacy—unless it was promoting Pynchon’s and DeLillo’s place in the postmodernist canon. Even worse, it has become the place where serious feminist books come to die— or more accurately, to be dismissed with the flick of a well-manicured postfeminist wrist.

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