Meg Wolitzer, author of The Uncoupling, on tour April 2011

Posted By on January 14, 2011

About The Uncoupling

“Wolitzer writes of a spell cast upon a town—but she superbly casts it upon the reader as well.  This deftly written tale of bewildered women (and their men) is always surprising and always engaging, both funny and serious at the same time, a wonderful read.”—Elizabeth Strout, New York Times–bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge

  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover (April 5, 2011)

When the elliptical new drama teacher at Stellar Plains High School chooses for the school play Lysistrata—the comedy by Aristophanes in which women stop having sex with men in order to end a war—a strange spell seems to be cast over the school. Or, at least, over the women. One by one throughout the high school community, perfectly healthy, normal women and teenage girls turn away from their husbands and boyfriends in the bedroom, for reasons they don’t really understand. As the women worry over their loss of passion, and the men become by turns unhappy, offended, and above all, confused, both sides are forced to look at their shared history, and at their sexual selves in a new light.

As she did to such acclaim with the New York Times bestseller The Ten-Year Nap, Wolitzer tackles an issue that has deep ramifications for women’s lives, in a way that makes it funny, riveting, and totally fresh—allowing us to see our own lives through her insightful lens.

About Meg Wolitzer

Meg Wolitzer is the author of eight previous novels, including The Ten-Year NapThe Position, and The Wife. Her short fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories and The Pushcart Prize. She lives in New York City.

Connect with Meg on her Facebook page.



Meg Wolitzer’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Friday, April 1st:  The Literate Housewife Review

Monday, April 4th:  In the Next Room

Tuesday, April 5th:  I’m Booking It

Wednesday, April 6th:  The 3 R’s Blog

Thursday, April 7th:  A Musing Reviews

Friday, April 8th:  Chick Lit Reviews

Monday, April 11th:  Red Headed Book Child

Tuesday, April 12th:  Regular Rumination

Wednesday, April 13th: Lit and Life

Thursday, April 14th:  Bewitched Bookworms

Monday, April 18th:  Rundpinne

Tuesdasy, April 19th:  Nomad Reader

Wednesday, April 20th:  Peeking Between the Pages

Thursday, April 21st:  Acting Balanced

Monday, April 25th:  Everyday I Write the Book

Wednesday, April 27th:  Debbie’s Book Bag


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