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Meg Wolitzer

About Meg Wolitzer

Meg Wolitzer’s most recent work is the YA novel Belzhar (Dutton). Previous books include The Interestings, The Uncoupling, and The Wife (for adults); and the middle-grade novel The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman (Dutton). She is a frequent book reviewer for NPR’s All Things Considered and lives in New York City.

The Writer’s Page: Ex Libris

While I know there must be many books that feature great scenes 
set in libraries, one book that I’ve often thought about over the years is The Abortion (1971) by Richard Brautigan, whose narrator works in — and makes his home in — a public library whose shelves are filled with unpublished manuscripts that writers […]