Tuesday, Feb. 19, marks the half-century anniversary of the publication of a book that changed women’s lives. The book was “The Feminine Mystique,” written by Smith College graduate Betty Friedan.
“Blasphemy” by Sherman Alexie (Grove)
This big book of short stories includes some that have been published in previous collections. But there’s enough new stuff in here to make it worthwhile. Does anybody else write about longing in such a funny way?
“This is How You Lose Her” by Junot Díaz (Riverhead Books)