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'I'll Have the Men's Fiction! (Extra Macho and Genius on Top!)'

Laura Zigman | Posted 08.04.2012 | Women
Laura Zigman

Last week, Esquire announced a new editorial imperative -- to run "Men's Fiction." We thought they already did this, but apparently, that's just not enough.

Why Male Authors Are More Successful Than Female Authors

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 04.17.2012 | Books
Pamela Redmond Satran

It would be as comforting as it is infuriating to believe that, but I'm not so sure. It's not so much that Jonathan Franzen is eating my lunch, I'm afraid, as that he's eating the lunch I should be eating, could be eating, but, through my own damn fault, have not been freaking eating.

The Naipaul Test: Can You Tell An Author's Sex?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 08.02.2011 | Books

In an interview at the Royal Geographic Society this week, during which VS Naipaul provoked fury by suggesting that women writers are 'sentimental' an...