This Year’s Book!

The 2019 LONG ISLAND READS pick is…

The Female Persuasion

by Meg Wolitzer

Female Persuasion

 The Long Island Reads Committee is pleased

to announce the selection of 

The Female Persuasion by Long Island native Meg Wolitzer!

A shy college freshman, Greer Kadetsky, finds her perspectives transformed by a mentor activist who is at the center of the women’s movement. This challenges Greer to discover herself in ways that take her far from the traditional life she ~envisioned at the side of her boyfriend.

Why The Female Persuasion?

~ Meg Wolitzer grew up in Syosset and is a member of the MFA faculty at Stony Brook University. She has written 12 works of literary fiction.

~ The Female Persuasion is a New York Times bestselling book and Meg Wolitzer is the New York Times-bestselling author of The InterestingsThe UncouplingThe Ten-Year NapThe PositionThe Wife, and Sleepwalking.

~ This work of literary fiction is both timely and important and will engage readers as well as spark discussion.

~ This book will appeal to adult and young adult readers.

~ The Female Persuasion is available in hardcover, audio book, large print, and downloadable formats.

~ Long Island Reads will honor Meg Wolitzer in person at an award ceremony on April 7, 2019.

Long Island Reads takes place annually throughout the month of April.  Many Nassau and Suffolk County libraries feature Long Island Reads programs and book discussion during National Library Week (April 8-14, 2018)

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