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500 Great Books by Women - A Reader's Guide

A quote by Anna Julia Cooper in the preface, 'Tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice. It would be subversive for every human interest that the cry of one half of the human family be stifled…"
An awesome book of books organized in sections - Art, Choices, Conflicting Cultures, Ethics, Families, Friendships and Interactions, Growing Old, Growing Up, Heritage, Identity, Imagined Worlds, Mothers and Mothering, Observations, Pioneers and Seekers, Places and Homes, Power, Trials and Adversity, Violence, Ways of Knowing, Wives, Lovers and Partners, and Work.
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Artemisia (Anna Banti)
Artemisia (Anna Banti)
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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Gertrude Stein)
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Gertrude Stein)
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Black Women Writers at Work (Claudia Tate)
Black Women Writers at Work (Claudia Tate)
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Claiming Breath (Diane Glancy)
Claiming Breath (Diane Glancy)
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Cosima (Grazia Deledda)
Cosima (Grazia Deledda)
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Cry to Heaven (Anne Rice)
Cry to Heaven (Anne Rice)
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Dancing at the Edge of the World (Ursula K. Le Guin)
Dancing at the Edge of the World (Ursula K. Le Guin)
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Daybook: The Journal of an Artist (Anne Truitt)
Daybook: The Journal of an Artist (Anne Truitt)
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Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, & Letters (Elizabeth Bishop)
Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, & Letters (Elizabeth Bishop)
10
Frida (Hayden Herrera)
Frida (Hayden Herrera)
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Margaret Bourke-White (Vicki Goldberg)
Margaret Bourke-White (Vicki Goldberg)
12
One Writer's Beginnings (Eudora Welty)
One Writer's Beginnings (Eudora Welty)
13
Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keefe by Laurie Listle
Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keefe by Laurie Listle
14
The Road Through Miyama (Leila Philip)
The Road Through Miyama (Leila Philip)
15
Silences (Tillie Olsen)
Silences (Tillie Olsen)
16
The Story of Avis (Elizabeth Stuart Phelps)
The Story of Avis (Elizabeth Stuart Phelps)
17
The Ultraviolet Sky (Alma Luz Villanueva)
The Ultraviolet Sky (Alma Luz Villanueva)
18
The Writer on Her Work, Volume II (Janet Sternburg)
The Writer on Her Work, Volume II (Janet Sternburg)
19
After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie (Jean Rhys)
After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie (Jean Rhys)
20
Aquamarine (Carol Anshaw)
Aquamarine (Carol Anshaw)
21
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
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Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart
Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart
23
The Convert (Elizabeth Robins)
The Convert (Elizabeth Robins)
24
The District Governor's Daughters (Camilla Collett)
The District Governor's Daughters (Camilla Collett)
25
The Dollmaker
The Dollmaker
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Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: The Early Years (Blanche Wiesen Cook)
Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: The Early Years (Blanche Wiesen Cook)
27
From the Lanai and Other Hawaii Stories (Jessica Saiki)
From the Lanai and Other Hawaii Stories (Jessica Saiki)
28
The Garden Party and Other Stories (Katherine Mansfield)
The Garden Party and Other Stories (Katherine Mansfield)
29
Hotel Du Lac (Anita Brookner)
Hotel Du Lac (Anita Brookner)
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Lolly Willowes (Sylvia Townsend Warner)
Lolly Willowes (Sylvia Townsend Warner)
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The Magnificent Spinster (May Sarton)
The Magnificent Spinster (May Sarton)
32
Miss Sophie's Diary and Other Stories (Ding Ling)
Miss Sophie's Diary and Other Stories (Ding Ling)
33
My Brilliant Career (Miles Franklin)
My Brilliant Career (Miles Franklin)
34
Passing (Nella Larsen)
Passing (Nella Larsen)
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So Long a Letter (Mariama Bâ, Trans. Modupé Bodé-Thomas)
So Long a Letter (Mariama Bâ, Trans. Modupé Bodé-Thomas)
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Testament of Youth (Vera Brittain)
Testament of Youth (Vera Brittain)
37
Three (Lillian Hellmann)
Three (Lillian Hellmann)
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Three Guineas (Virginia Woolf)
Three Guineas (Virginia Woolf)
39
Two Women in One (Nawal Al Saadawi)
Two Women in One (Nawal Al Saadawi)
40
The Waiting Years (Fumiko Enchi)
The Waiting Years (Fumiko Enchi)
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