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75 Books by Women Whose Words Have Changed the World

A different perspective on literature written by women. These works were selected by members of the Women's National Book Association in observance of their 75th anniversary in 1992. The list honours women "whose words have changed the world" and who "have brought insight, awe, and pleasure to countless readers over the years".
The source link is a downloadable pdf file which gives a brief summary of each book.
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Twenty Years at Hull House (Jane Addams)
Twenty Years at Hull House (Jane Addams)
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Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
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The House of the Spirits (Isabel Allende)
The House of the Spirits (Isabel Allende)
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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The Human Condition (Hannah Arendt)
The Human Condition (Hannah Arendt)
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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
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The Second Sex (Simone De Beauvoir)
The Second Sex (Simone De Beauvoir)
8
Patterns of Culture (Ruth Benedict)
Patterns of Culture (Ruth Benedict)
9
The New Our Bodies, Ourselves (Boston Women's Health Collective)
The New Our Bodies, Ourselves (Boston Women's Health Collective)
10
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
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Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë)
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Against Our Will (Brownmiller)
Against Our Will (Brownmiller)
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13
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
14
Silent Spring (Rachel Carson/USA)
Silent Spring (Rachel Carson/USA)
15
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
16
A Diary From Dixie (Mary Chesnut)
A Diary From Dixie (Mary Chesnut)
17
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
18
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Agatha Christie)
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Agatha Christie)
19
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (Emily Dickinson)
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (Emily Dickinson)
20
Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures (Mary Baker Eddy)
Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures (Mary Baker Eddy)
21
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
22
The Boston Cooking School Cook Book (Fannie Merritt Farmer)
The Boston Cooking School Cook Book (Fannie Merritt Farmer)
23
Fire in the Lake (Frances Fitzgerald)
Fire in the Lake (Frances Fitzgerald)
24
Gorillas in the Mist (Diane Fossey)
Gorillas in the Mist (Diane Fossey)
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25
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
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The Feminine Mystique (Betty Friedan)
The Feminine Mystique (Betty Friedan)
27
Living My Life (Emma Goldman)
Living My Life (Emma Goldman)
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The Female Eunuch (Germaine Greer)
The Female Eunuch (Germaine Greer)
29
The Well of Loneliness (Radclyffe Hall)
The Well of Loneliness (Radclyffe Hall)
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Mythology (Edith Hamilton)
Mythology (Edith Hamilton)
31
Games Mother Never Taught You (Betty Lehan Harragan)
Games Mother Never Taught You (Betty Lehan Harragan)
32
Our Inner Conflicts (Horney Karen)
Our Inner Conflicts (Horney Karen)
33
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
34
The Story of My Life (Helen Keller)
The Story of My Life (Helen Keller)
35
The Woman Warrior (Maxine Hong Kingston)
The Woman Warrior (Maxine Hong Kingston)
36
On Death and Dying (Elisabeth Kübler-Ross)
On Death and Dying (Elisabeth Kübler-Ross)
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37
Diet for a Small Planet (Frances Moore Lappé)
Diet for a Small Planet (Frances Moore Lappé)
38
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
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Gift From the Sea (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)
Gift From the Sea (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)
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