From Brent Bozell at Townhall:
In October, Charles championed a new novel called “The Power” by English author Naomi Alderman, which seeks to enrapture feminists by imagining that teenage girls become empowered with the ability to electrocute men with their hands. Charles especially liked that this liberating feminine “power” forced patriarchal Christians to reimagine the Gospels, and set aside the Father and the Son, and honor the “supremacy of the Mother.” [Washington Post book critic Ron] Charles gushed that this book was an instant anti-sexist classic that deconstructs the “internal ribs of power that we have tolerated, honored and romanticized for centuries.” He admitted that it might be “a fool’s errand” to assert that Alderman will be honored for all time, but “in this case,” he’s “eager to be that fool.”
At the very least, it’s an instant liberal classic — honored as a Best Book of 2017 not just by the Post but by the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, NPR and … former President Barack Obama. Hollywood cannot be far behind. More.
Reality check: Hollywood is declining yearly in importance, as are all the other notables mentioned. One hopes more centred people will keep writing better and more authentic works so the rest of us have something to read.
See also: History walk 2010: Aqsa Parvez (honour killing victim) and the feminists As we debate M103, anyone remember Mary Rogan, Toronto Life, and Aqsa Parvez? Rogan was attacked by feminists for covering an honour killing as if it were a serious crime.