09/07/2013 01:56 pm ET Updated Nov 07, 2013

Jennifer Weiner Thinks 'Strident' Is a Sexist Term. Is It?


The New York Times Book Review has announced a new slate of columnists, and popular novelist Jennifer Weiner, a frequent critic of the Times' coverage, tweeted her thoughts. "New NYTBR columnists. Ladies: lots. Commercial writers: zero," she wrote. "Wishing NYTBR would just say 'we exist solely for 5000 readers of literary fiction' ... it's not a very lively conversation, when both parties make the same points, share the same assumptions."

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