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