1. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides (1993)
The haunting tale of the five Lisbon sisters’ suicides, which was turned into a Sofia Coppola film starring Kirsten Dunst in 1999.
6. Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding (1996)
A diary-style novel based loosely on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice , this funny read is an adventure inside the mind of a young, neurotic woman (basically, you) and a picture of the always-confusing dating landscape.
9. Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel (1994)
Elizabeth Wurtzel’s autobiography may have been highly personal, but it spoke to a larger cultural phenomenon of the ’90s — a budding generation of extremely dark and sad teenage girls who struggled to find ways to treat depression.
13. Dangerous Angels by Francesca Lia Block (1998)
This anthology compiles all of the Weetzie Bat books, a young adult series characterized by dreamy prose, whimsical characters, and a backdrop of a dark yet beautiful Los Angeles.
- And we asked tourists and locals in Nice, France, what the burkini ban means to them.