Stephenie Meyer

'Primates of Park Avenue' author leads the pack east

'Primates of Park Avenue' author leads the pack east

On a rainy Saturday afternoon, Wednesday Martin, the author of the phenomenally popular and occasionally polarizing "The Primates of Park Avenue," was in a small children's museum in Bridgehampton, on the eastern end of Long Island. The putative purpose was a charity for underprivileged local children, though it was also the latest tour stop in a long circuit, and a victory lap of sorts for the bestseller, which has just sold its movie rights. “The reaction had surprised me until I realized I was writing about so many hot-button topics,” Martin said of the book’s massive sales . “I mean, everyone has an opinion about motherhood, and...