Research Inaccuracy, Controversy Delays Release of Naomi Wolf’s Latest Book

Research Inaccuracy, Controversy Delays Release of Naomi Wolf’s Latest Book

Naomi Wolf’s latest book, Outrages, was set to release Tuesday, June 18th, but it is now being postponed by the publisher due to unchecked data stirring up controversy. Outrages is a nonfiction account of 19th century British laws that allowed for the criminalization and punishment for those who were found to be in same-sex relationships. After an on-air appearance last month, claims arose that Wolf misinterpreted much of her research leaving a gaping hole in her book. The publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, isn’t taking any chances with this discrepancy and has recalled 35,000 copies of the book from retailers who were all …