by Jordana Horn

Mommy and Me

A very different kind of motherhood novel

Meg Wolitzer’s The Ten Year Nap (Riverhead Books, $24.95), though presented as a novel, is more of an ensemble piece, where the voice of each of her female characters works best in juxtaposition with the others. It’s less plot than plotting: these are the stories of women who’ve each chosen, one way or another, to make their families their careers.

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