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21st Century Literature by Women: A Reading List

Last week, I asked for help putting together a list of women writers and their works from the 21st century. While some people got stuck in the 20th century for their recommendations, I was able to compile quite a list to share with my students. And now, I'm going to share it with you. It's a very long list, but it is by no means complete. It is, however, an excellent starting point. Add your recommendations in the comments.
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The End of Everything (Megan Abbott)
The End of Everything (Megan Abbott)
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Crescent, Diana Abu-Jaber
Crescent, Diana Abu-Jaber
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Origin (Diana Abu-Jaber)
Origin (Diana Abu-Jaber)
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Purple Hibiscus
Purple Hibiscus
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Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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Portrait in Sepia (Isabelle Allende)
Portrait in Sepia (Isabelle Allende)
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Ines of My Soul
Ines of My Soul
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Before We Were Free (Julia Alvarez)
Before We Were Free (Julia Alvarez)
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Een Betere Wereld (Saving the World) (Julia Alvarez)
Een Betere Wereld (Saving the World) (Julia Alvarez)
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The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
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Oryx and Crake (Margaret Atwood)
Oryx and Crake (Margaret Atwood)
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The Year of the Flood
The Year of the Flood
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Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? (Anita Rau Badami)
Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? (Anita Rau Badami)
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An Invisible Sign of My Own (Aimee Bender)
An Invisible Sign of My Own (Aimee Bender)
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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
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The Book of Fires (Jane Borodale)
The Book of Fires (Jane Borodale)
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The Children's Book
The Children's Book
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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (Susanna Clarke)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (Susanna Clarke)
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The Dew Breaker, by Edwige Danticat
The Dew Breaker, by Edwige Danticat
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The Radiant City (Lauren B. Davis)
The Radiant City (Lauren B. Davis)
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Our Daily Bread (Lauren B. Davis)
Our Daily Bread (Lauren B. Davis)
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The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
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The Inheritance of Loss
The Inheritance of Loss
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Good Harbor (Anita Diamant)
Good Harbor (Anita Diamant)
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The Last Days of Dogtown (Diamant, Anita)
The Last Days of Dogtown (Diamant, Anita)
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The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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Life Mask
Life Mask
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Room
Room
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The Plague of Doves
The Plague of Doves
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The Gods of Gotham (Lyndsay Faye)
The Gods of Gotham (Lyndsay Faye)
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Gone Girl
Gone Girl
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Village of Stone (Xiaolu Guo)
Village of Stone (Xiaolu Guo)
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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers (Xiaolu Gui)
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers (Xiaolu Gui)
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The Monsters of Templeton
The Monsters of Templeton
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Arcadia
Arcadia
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Mrs. Kimble (Jennifer Haigh)
Mrs. Kimble (Jennifer Haigh)
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Baker Towers (Jennifer Haigh)
Baker Towers (Jennifer Haigh)
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Faith (Jennifer Haigh)
Faith (Jennifer Haigh)
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Willem's Field (Melinda Haynes)
Willem's Field (Melinda Haynes)
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The Dovekeepers
The Dovekeepers
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