500 Great Books By Women discussion

note: This topic has been closed to new comments.
401 views
Directories > Translated into English

Comments Showing 1-2 of 2 (2 new)    post a comment »
dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by Aubrey (last edited Jul 09, 2015 12:26PM) (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Afrikaans

Fiela's Child - Dalene Matthee

Additions by Members of Goodreads
Agaat - Marlene Van Niekerk


Arabic

A Mountainous Journey - Fadwa Tuqan
Distant View of a Minaret - Alifa Rifaat
Two Women in One - Nawal El-Saadawi
Women of Sand and Myrrh - Hanan Al-Shaykh


Bangla

Sultana's Dream and Selections from The Secluded Ones - Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain


Catalan

Solitude - Víctor Català (Caterina Albert i Paradís)
The Time of the Doves - Mercè Rodoreda


Croatian

Additions by Members of Goodreads
The Ministry of Pain - Dubravka Ugrešić


Danish

The Dangerous Age - Karin Michaëlis
Early Spring - Tove Ditlevsen


Dutch

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank
Letters of a Javanese Princess - Raden Adjeng Kartini

Additions by Members of Goodreads
In a Dark Wood Wandering: A Novel of the Middle Ages - Hella S. Haasse
The Ten Thousand Things - Maria Dermoût


Farsi (Persian)

A Persian Requiem - Simin Daneshvar

Additions by Members of Goodreads
Iran Awakening - Shirin Ebadi


Finnish

Additions by Members of Goodreads
Purge - Sofi Oksanen


French

The Abandoned Baobab - Ken Bugul
The Beggars' Strike, or The Dregs of Society - Aminata Sow Fall
The Bridge of Beyond - Simone Schwarz-Bart
Bonjour Tristesse - Françoise Sagan
The Book of the City of Ladies - Christine de Pizan

Childhood - Nathalie Sarraute
Cleaned Out - Annie Ernaux
Cordelia and Other Stories - Françoise Mallet-Joris
Dear Departed - Marguerite Yourcenar
The Devil is Loose - Antonine Maillet

The Heptameron - Marguerite de Navarre
I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem - Maryse Condé
Indiana - George Sand
Juletane - Myriam Warner-Vieyra
The Lover - Marguerite Duras

The Montreal Massacre - Louise Malette and Marie Chalouh (editors)
My Mother's House - Colette
The Princess of Clèves - Madame de La Fayette
The Second Sex - Simone de Beauvoir
So Long a Letter - Mariama Bâ

Additions by Members of Goodreads
Baise-Moi - Virginie Despentes
Beside the Sea - Véronique Olmi
The Notebook, The Proof, The Third Lie: Three Novels - Ágota Kristof
Queen Pokou: Concerto for a Sacrifice - Véronique Tadjo
Ru - Kim Thúy
Three Strong Women - Marie NDiaye
Yesterday, at the Hotel Clarendon - Nicole Brossard


German

Circe's Mountain - Marie Luise Kaschnitz
Hitchhiking: Twelve German Tales - Gabriele Eckart
The Wall - Marlen Haushofer
Why Is There Salt in the Sea? - Brigitte Schwaiger

Additions by Members of Goodreads
Dark Spring - Unica Zürn
The Hunger Angel - Herta Müller
Malina - Ingeborg Bachmann
The Piano Teacher - Elfriede Jelinek
Visitation - Jenny Erpenbeck
Where Europe Begins: Stories - Yōko Tawada (also Japanese)


Greek

The Seventh Garment - Eugenia Fakinou


Hebrew

Hannah Senesh: Her Life & Diary - Hannah Senesh
Jerusalem Plays Hide and Seek - Ariella Deem
Twilight and Other Stories - Shulamith Hareven


Hungarian

Additions by Members of Goodreads
The Door - Magda Szabó


Italian

Artemisia - Anna Banti
Cosima - Grazia Deledda
The Dust Roads of Monferrato - Rosetta Loy
The Iguana - Anna Maria Ortese
The Little Virtues - Natalia Ginzburg

Additions by Members of Goodreads
The Days of Abandonment - Elena Ferrante
Letter to a Child Never Born - Oriana Fallaci


Japanese

Child of Fortune - Yūko Tsushima
Confessions of Lady Nijō - Lady Nijō
Requiem - Shizuko Gō
The Twilight Years - Sawako Ariyoshi
The Waiting Years - Fumiko Enchi

Additions by Members of Goodreads
Kitchen - Banana Yoshimoto
The Lake - Banana Yoshimoto
Takekurabe - Ichiyō Higuchi
Where Europe Begins: Stories - Yōko Tawada (also German)


Korean

Memoirs of a Korean Queen - Lady Hyegyeong


Malabar

My Story - Kamala Das


Mandarin Chinese

A Daughter of Han: The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman - Ning Lao T'ai-T'ai
Love Must Not Be Forgotten - Zhang Jie
Miss Sophie's Diary - Ding Ling

Additions by Members of Goodreads
Amour dans une petite ville - Wang Anyi
Dialogues in Paradise - Can Xue
The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices - Xinran
Love in a Fallen City - Eileen Chang


Norwegian

Cora Sandel: Selected Short Stories - Cora Sandel
Constance Ring - Amalie Skram
The District Governor's Daughters - Camilla Collett
The House with the Blind Glass Windows - Herbjørg Wassmo
Kristin Lavransdatter - Sigrid Undset


message 2: by Aubrey (last edited Jul 09, 2015 12:26PM) (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Portuguese

A Bag of Stories - Edla Van Steen
Dora, Doralina - Rachel de Queiroz
Dumba Nengue: Run for Your Life: Peasant Tales of Tragedy in Mozambique - Lina Magaia
The Hour of the Star - Clarice Lispector
Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus - Carolina Maria de Jesus


Russian

A Week Like Any Other: Novellas and Stories - Natalya Baranskaya
The Cavalry Maiden: Journals of a Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars - Nadezhda Durova
Grey Is the Color of Hope - Irina Ratushinskaya
Journey into the Whirlwind - Evgenia Ginzburg

Mute Phone Calls and Other Stories - Ruth Zernova
On the Golden Porch - Tatyana Tolstaya
Sofia Petrovna - Lydia Chukovskaya

Additions by Members of Goodreads
The Slynx - Tatyana Tolstaya
War's Unwomanly Face - Svetlana Alexievich
The Women's Decameron - Julia Voznesenskaya


Spanish

Breakthrough - Mercedes Valdivieso
Cartucho/My Mother's Hands - Nellie Campobello
The Censors - Luisa Valenzuela
City of Kings - Rosario Castellanos
The False Years - Josefina Vicens

Family Album - Claribel Alegría
The House of the Spirits - Isabel Allende
The House of Ulloa - Emilia Pardo Bazán
I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala - Rigoberta Menchú
The Impenetrable Madame X - Griselda Gambaro

Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies - Laura Esquivel
Mama Blanca's Memoirs - Teresa de la Parra
New Islands and Other Stories - María Luisa Bombal

Scraps of Life: Chilean Arpilleras, Chilean Women, and the Pinochet Dictatorship - Marjorie Agosín
The Ship of Fools - Cristina Peri Rossi
There Never Was a Once Upon a Time - Carmen Naranjo


Swedish

The Day I Began My Studies in Philosophy and Other Stories - Margareta Ekström
Heartwork - Solveig von Schoultz
The Löwensköld Ring - Selma Lagerlöf
Women and Appletrees - Moa Martinson

Additions by Members of Goodreads
The Summer Book - Tove Jansson


Taiwanese Chinese

The Butcher's Wife - Li Ang


Turkish

Berji Kristin: Tales from the Garbage Hills - Latife Tekin


Vietnamese

Paradise of the Blind - Dương Thu Hương


back to top
This topic has been frozen by the moderator. No new comments can be posted.