Literature by Women

Non-genre fiction written by female authors.
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads There are already a few lists for women writers: http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/46... and http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/55... , for example.


message 2: by Ðɑηηɑ (new)

Ðɑηηɑ Good idea. I will check out if I have more classics written by women.


message 3: by Ðɑηηɑ (new)

Ðɑηηɑ Voted for Gone with the wind, Anne of Green Gables, Anne Frank's Diary, The Secret Garden. There's a lot@Just addd em


message 4: by Mark (new)

Mark When did Alvin Toffler, Dan Brown, and Andy Warhol have their operations? I must have missed it.


message 5: by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (last edited Oct 25, 2011 01:03PM) (new)

Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Removed for not being by women:

The Sicilian, by Mario Puzo
Several Arabic titles, authors are listed as male
Shit My Dad Says, by Justin Halpern
The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown
The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown
Secret of the Scarab, by Jay Roudebush
Future Shock, by Alvin Toffler
Lady Cottingham's Pressed Fairy Book, by Terry Jones
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol, by Andy Warhol


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads You need to be a GR Librarian.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads That one had a female co-author; do you want me to delete it anyway?


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads I wasn't sure, so I left it.


message 9: by Booklovinglady (last edited Jul 11, 2013 03:50AM) (new)

Booklovinglady To make this list a bit diffrent from all the other lists that mention literature by women, I tried to think of literature by lesser-known women authors. 'Lesser-known', by the way, doesn't mean that they are not, sometimes even hugely, popular in their own country but it just means they are often lesser-known in the English speaking world. Amazing really how easy it was to come up with 100 different female authors who were not yet on this list (and yes, they all write/wrote literature and yes, some are already well-known in the English speaking world...).


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