"A beautifully wrought, compulsively readable novel. Ellen Feldman can do anything." Stacy Schiff, author of Cleopatra & The Witches
"A narration in a lively first-person voice that is elegiac as well as triumphant." Kirkus Reviews
"Feldman compellingly portrays the difficult choices confronting women living in a man's world...and effectively pulls readers into historical New York. This immersive, moving, and thought-provoking book is worthy of the intense discussions it's sure to spark." Booklist (starred)
Terrible Virtue a novel
Available March 2016 from Harper
Ellen Feldman tells the story of the mother of birth control, the founder of Planned Parenthood, and an American champion of women around the world—as she herself might have told it.
The provocative and compelling story of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the twentieth century: Margaret Sanger, an indomitable woman who, more than any other, and at great personal cost, shaped the sexual landscape we inhabit today.