Male Reviewer has done it again

So here we are again. I thought after the Great Jonathan Franzen Debacle of 2001, no man would ever again dare to suggest publicly that there is an inferior class of books that only women read. Then Douglas Brinkley did it in this morning’s New York Times Book Review. In his review of Jodi Kantor’s “The Obamas,” published in January, he wrote:

Call it chick nonfiction, if you will; this book is not about politics, it’s about marriage…


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