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Elena Ferrante's Favourite Books by Female Authors

Italian writer Elena Ferrante's 40 favourite books written by women from all over the world. How many have you read?
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1
Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
2
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
3
The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree (Shokoofeh Azar)
The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree (Shokoofeh Azar)
4
Malina (Ingeborg Bachmann)
Malina (Ingeborg Bachmann)
5
A Manual for Cleaning Women (Lucia Berlin)
A Manual for Cleaning Women (Lucia Berlin)
6
Outline (Rachel Cusk)
Outline (Rachel Cusk)
7
The Year of Magical Thinking (Joan Didion)
The Year of Magical Thinking (Joan Didion)
8
A Girl Returned (Donatella Di Pietrantonio, Trans. by Ann Goldstein)
A Girl Returned (Donatella Di Pietrantonio, Trans. by Ann Goldstein)
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9
Disoriental (Négar Djavadi)
Disoriental (Négar Djavadi)
10
The Lover (Marguerite Duras)
The Lover (Marguerite Duras)
11
The Years (Annie Ernaux)
The Years (Annie Ernaux)
12
Family Lexicon (Natalia Ginzburg)
Family Lexicon (Natalia Ginzburg)
13
The Conservationist
The Conservationist
14
Fates and Furies (Lauren Groff)
Fates and Furies (Lauren Groff)
15
Motherhood (Sheila Heti)
Motherhood (Sheila Heti)
16
The Piano Teacher (Elfriede Jelinek)
The Piano Teacher (Elfriede Jelinek)
17
Breasts and Eggs (Mieko Kawakami)
Breasts and Eggs (Mieko Kawakami)
18
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
19
The Fifth Child (Doris Lessing)
The Fifth Child (Doris Lessing)
20
The Passion According to G.H. (Clarice Lispector)
The Passion According to G.H. (Clarice Lispector)
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21
Lost Children Archive (Valeria Luiselli)
Lost Children Archive (Valeria Luiselli)
22
Arturo's Island (Elsa Morante)
Arturo's Island (Elsa Morante)
23
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
24
Dear Life: Stories (Alice Munro)
Dear Life: Stories (Alice Munro)
25
The Bell (Iris Murdoch)
The Bell (Iris Murdoch)
26
Accabadora (Michela Murgia)
Accabadora (Michela Murgia)
27
Le Bal (Irene Nemirovsky)
Le Bal (Irene Nemirovsky)
28
Blonde (Joyce Carol Oates)
Blonde (Joyce Carol Oates)
29
The Love Object: Selected Sories (Edna O'Brien)
The Love Object: Selected Sories (Edna O'Brien)
30
A Good Man Is Hard to Find (Flannery O'Connor)
A Good Man Is Hard to Find (Flannery O'Connor)
31
Evening Descends Upon the Hills (Anna Maria Ortese)
Evening Descends Upon the Hills (Anna Maria Ortese)
32
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
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33
Normal People (Sally Rooney)
Normal People (Sally Rooney)
34
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
35
White Teeth (Zadie Smith)
White Teeth (Zadie Smith)
36
Olive Kitteridge (Elizabeth Strout)
Olive Kitteridge (Elizabeth Strout)
37
The Door (Magda Szabó)
The Door (Magda Szabó)
38
Cassandra (Christa Wolf)
Cassandra (Christa Wolf)
39
A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)
A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)
40
Memoirs of Hadrian (Margarite Yourcenar)
Memoirs of Hadrian (Margarite Yourcenar)
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