Fantastic FictionBelow you'll find our list — compiled following lively debate by Powell's staff — of 25 women you absolutely must read in your lifetime. In one sense, singling out a small group of female writers as eminently worthy of attention feels like an injustice to a gender who has published an immeasurable amount of profound, enduring literature. At the same time, recognizing great female authors is an exercise we here at Powell's are dedicated to undertaking again and again — emphatically, enthusiastically, unapologetically. And so we present to you 25 female writers we admire for their vision, their fearlessness, their originality, and their impact on the literary world and beyond. To get you started, we've included a book recommendation for each author. Adrienne Rich is a feminist giant, and these poems, written in , map and delineate the territory of women's love for women sexual and otherwise and the struggle of selfhood, consciousness, history, and art with strength, creativity, and fierce empathy. Even if you think you're not a fan of poetry, Rich's work — her "common language" — will move you.
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The series has million copies in print in Japan and 70 million copies in print outside of Japan. Her writing is original, and the romance will entice without making you feel overly excit. Lewis Carroll. Can I buy you a drink.
Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy Its savage bleakness makes it one of the first twentieth-century novels. It could be written for an audience in ascendancy, told in vernacular but expertly formed and composed. Debbie Macomber. The protagonist, is a person who happens to be a woman who happens to be single who happens to live in Brooklyn. Vaughn has carved out a niche for themselves in the queer romance community and for good reason.
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No matter what your genre of choice, there's definitely something to love on this list. Archived from the original on November 9, The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers A prewar invasion-scare spy thriller by a writer later shot for his part in the Irish republican rising. The Rainbow D.