Did anyone really think that an issue of the New Yorker would magically include even 50 percent women writers? No. Did we want to be reminded of that perpetual imbalance? Perhaps not. Did we need to be reminded? Absolutely.
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The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
Random House, $26.00
March 26, 2013
What is it about?
Though the Burgess boys grew up in small-town Maine, ...
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