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How Many Of The Greatest Books By Women Have You Read?

See where you land among 102 of the best female-penned books.

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  1. Check off the books that you've read!

    Check off the books that you've read!

    "The Tale of Genji" by Murasaki Shikibu
    "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen
    "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley
    "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontë
    "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Brontë
    "Little Women" by Louise May Alcott
    "Middlemarch" by George Eliot
    "The Awakening" by Kate Chopin
    "The House Of Mirth" by Edith Wharton
    "My Antonia" by Willa Cather
    "The Return of the Soldier" by Rebecca West
    "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton
    "To The Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf
    "Death Comes For The Archbishop" by Willa Cather
    "Passing" by Nella Larsen
    "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Woolf
    "Nightwood" by Djuna Barnes
    "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston
    "The Death of the Heart" by Elizabeth Bowen
    "Rebecca" by Daphne Du Maurier
    "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers
    "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith
    "Nectar in a Sieve" by Kamala Markandaya
    "The Talented Mr. Ripley" by Patricia Highsmith
    "Atlas Shrugged" by Ayn Rand
    "The Haunting of Hill House" by Shirley Jackson
    "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
    "The Country Girls" by Edna O'Brien
    "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" by Muriel Spark
    "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle
    "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath
    "Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys
    "Jubilee" by Margaret Walker
    "The Left Hand of Darkness" by Ursula K. LeGuin
    "Patience & Sarah" by Isabel Miller
    "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou
    "Play It As It Lays" by Joan Didion
    "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison
    "The Complete Stories" by Flannery O'Connor
    "The Optimist's Daughter" by Eudora Welty
    "Fear of Flying" by Erica Jong
    "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek" by Annie Dillard
    "The Woman Warrior" by Maxine Hong Kingston
    "Interview With The Vampire" by Anne Rice
    "Ordinary People" by Judith Guest
    "Ceremony" by Leslie Marmon Silko
    "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison
    "Kindred" by Octavia E. Butler
    "Housekeeping" by Marilynne Robinson
    "Obasan" by Joy Kogawa
    "Ain't I a Woman" by bell hooks
    "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker
    "The House of the Spirits" by Isabel Allende
    "Heartburn" by Nora Ephron
    "The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros
    "Nights at the Circus" by Angela Carter
    "Love Medicine" by Louise Erdrich
    "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit" by Jeanette Winterson
    "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood
    "Beloved" by Toni Morrison
    "The Middleman and Other Stories" by Bharati Mukherjee
    "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan
    "Like Water For Chocolate" by Laura Esquivel
    "Lucy" by Jamaica Kincaid
    "How the García Girls Lost Their Accents" by Julia Alvarez
    "The Secret History" by Donna Tartt
    "The Volcano Lover" by Susan Sontag
    "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy
    "The Shipping News" by Annie Proulx
    "In The Time Of The Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez
    "The Liars' Club" by Mary Karr
    "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling
    "The Weight of Water" by Anita Shreve
    "A Garden of Earthly Delights" by Joyce Carol Oates
    "The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver
    "Birds of America" by Lorrie Moore
    "The Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri
    "White Teeth" by Zadie Smith
    "The Blind Assassin" by Margaret Atwood
    "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett
    "Notes on a Scandal" by Zoë Heller
    "The Great Fire" by Shirley Hazzard
    "The Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger
    "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell" by Susanna Clarke
    "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion
    "A Field Guide To Getting Lost" by Rebecca Solnit
    "The Historian" by Elizabeth Kostova
    "Reading Lolita in Tehran" by Azar Nafisi
    "Fun Home" by Alison Bechdel
    "Half of a Yellow Sun" by Chimamanda Ngozi Abichie
    "In the Woods" by Tana French
    "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins
    "How To Be A Woman" by Caitlin Moran
    "Swamplandia!" by Karen Russell
    "Bossypants" by Tina Fey
    "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed
    "NW" by Zadie Smith
    "Heroines" by Kate Zambreno
    "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn
    "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi
    "A Tale For The Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki
    "The Luminaries" by Eleanor Catton

How Many Of The Greatest Books By Women Have You Read?

Maybe you haven't fully explored the world of books written by women, but the good news is you now have SO MANY WONDERFUL BOOKS TO READ. Very exciting.

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WOW. You are on top of it. You've got the classics covered, you're all over the new releases, and you're diverse in your selections. Were you an English major? Ah, doesn't matter. Keep it up.

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