**EMBARGO: No electronic distribution, Web posting or street sales before 2 a.m. Friday March 23, 2018. No exceptions for any reasons. EMBARGO set by source.**.Novelist Meg Wolitzer at her home in New York, March 16, 2018. Waltzer’s latest novel, “The Female Persuasion,” addresses how feminism passes down, or not, from one generation to the next. (An Rong Xu/The New York Times).