Jennifer Weiner Wants Critics To Take Female Genre Authors Seriously – So Laura Miller Gives Her A Serious Review

“[Weiner] doesn’t need the New York Times; she doesn’t respect its literary standards; her readers don’t care about it; and yet she craves its validation. … An obsession with prestige and exclusion haunts her characters and her fictional universe, but as much as they (and Weiner herself) resent all the people they imagine to be looking down on them, they can be dismayingly ready to turn the tables and partake of the same arrogance themselves.”