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