Meg Wolitzer

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Meg Wolitzer shares her 1979 "Mademoiselle Summer" in Manhattan with the New York Times

"It was the summer of 1979, and we were all winners of Mademoiselle magazine’s Guest Editor competition; the same college contest that Sylvia Plath had once won, and which I had often thought of as 'The Bell Jar contest.'" To read the whole piece, click here.
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Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Entertainment Weekly raves about The Interestings in an A review

"A victory. . . . The Interestings secures Wolitzer's place among the best novelists of her generation. . . . She's every bit as literary as Franzen or Eugenides. But the very human moments in her work hit you harder than the big ideas. This isn't women's fiction. It's everyone's."
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Read an excerpt from Meg Wolitzer's The Interestings on NPR's First Reads

Get a first glimpse at Meg Wolitzer's new novel, on sale April 9, at npr.org.
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Monday, January 07, 2013

The Millions names three Riverhead books to its most anticipated books of 2013 list!

Mohsin Hamid's How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Meg Wolitzer's The Interestings, Ramona Ausubel's A Guide to Being Born, are all on The Millions' Most Anticipated Books of 2013 Preview list. See the full list here.
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Friday, March 30, 2012

Important essay by Meg Wolitzer in The New York Times about how fiction by men and women is treated differently

Read it here.

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

The Uncoupling and Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self have two of the coolest book covers of 2011

Huffington Post Books chooses Meg Wolitzer’s The Uncoupling and Danielle Evans’ Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self as having two of the best book jackets so far in 2011. Check out the full list here.

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Monday, April 18, 2011

USA TODAY on Meg Wolitzer’s “zesty and modern” The Uncoupling

“Meg Wolitzer has a knack for inviting readers into the bedrooms of her protagonists and then slyly but oh so tastefully reminding readers that their (sex) lives are not so different from those of her fictional couples.  She did it in The Ten-Year Nap and The Position and she does it again in the zesty and modern The Uncoupling in which an old story becomes new again.” More…

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

The Washington Post on Meg Wolitzer's "charming" The Uncoupling

"[A] charming novel about love gone stale... witty commentary on the challenge of keeping romance alive... Wolitzer is a tender, engaging narrator." Read More...

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Friday, February 11, 2011

A New York theater stages Lysistrata with puppets

The uncoupling cover  
If you are curious what a sex strike would look like in suburban America—look out for Meg Wolitzer’s controversial new book The Uncoupling, on sale this April.
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Thursday, February 03, 2011

Meg Wolitzer's The Uncoupling and Meghan O'Rourke's The Long Goodbye are two of Booklist's Most Anticipated Books of 2011

Booklist's Most Anticipated Books of 2011 include Riverhead's Meghan O'Rourke and Meg Wolitzer. They're looking forward to Wolitzer's "intriguing" The Uncoupling and O'Rourke's "fascinating, emotional read" in The Long GoodbyeRead more...

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