FEMINISTS!….The Handmaid’s Tale is the story of a theocratic future society in which women are strictly controlled and used primarily for breeding purposes. A few days ago James Lileks pondered the possibilities of getting a novel published with the opposite theme, but dismissed it. “Doubtful even Regnery would touch it,” he said.

Well, maybe not today, but how about in 1971? Henry Farrell has the goods.