Franzen: Picoult Not Totally Wrong About the Times Favoring White Men


The Freedom author said today: "The little bit [of backlash] that has trickled back to me hasn't sounded particularly ad hominem. It seems like there's ... a feminist critique, and it's about the quality of attention that writing by women gets compared to the quality of attention by male writers. I actually have a lot of those feelings myself and have over the years." [NPR]