It will be tempting for most critics to approach “The Female Persuasion” through the lens of the current political climate — perhaps nigh impossible for them not to.
- Lena Dunham
- The New York Times
Meg Wolitzer’s 12th novel begins with a campus assault that leads to a protest that leads to an intergenerational feminist debate that takes a turn for the toxic.
And who will blame these critics?
The novel’s protagonist, Greer Kadetsky — who starts the book as a faceless college freshman “absorbed…