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100 Years of Books by Women

By popular vote, 100 books were chosen to represent and highlight the last 100 years of female fiction.
Source: hayfestival.com · Added by Tullington
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Avg. score: 12 of 100 (12%)
Required scores: 1, 6, 9, 12, 17   
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A Book of Mediterranean Food (Elizabeth David)
2
A Girl Is a Half Formed Thing
3
Place of Greater Safety
4
Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism (Bell Hooks)
5
Ariel
6
At the Source (Gillian Clarke)
7
Babette's Feast, Isak Dinesen
8
Bad Behaviour (Mary Gaitskill)
9
The Bastard of Istanbul (Elif Shafak)
10
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
11
Bonjour Tristesse (Francoise Sagan)
12
Brick Lane (Monica Ali)
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13
Bridget Jones's Diary (Helen Fielding)
14
Close Range: Wyoming Stories (Annie Proulx)
15
Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)
16
Dept. of Speculation (Jenny Offill)
17
The Collected Dorothy Parker (Dorothy Parker)
18
Everyday Sexism (Laura Bates)
19
Falling Awake (Alice Oswald)
20
Frost in May (Antonia White)
21
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
22
Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn)
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Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
24
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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25
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (J. K. Rowling)
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Headscarves and Hymens (Mona Eltahawy)
27
Heartburn (Nora Ephron)
28
Henry and June (Anais Nin)
29
Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
30
How to Be a Woman (Caitlin Moran)
31
How to Eat (Nigella Lawson)
32
How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed (Slavenka Drakulic)
33
I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith)
34
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou)
35
Into That Darkness
36
Like Water for Chocolate (Laura Esquivel)
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37
Lullaby (Leïla Slimani)
38
Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont (Elizabeth Taylor)
39
My Brilliant Friend (Elena Ferrante)
40
Notes on a Scandal (Zoe Heller)
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