I have to admit that I thought I was well read. Really well read. Then I tried this out. Turns out I need to get caught up on my reading.
Instructions: Bold the ones you've read. Italicize the ones you have wanted/might like to read. Place question marks by any titles/authors you've never heard of?? Put an asterisk if you've read something else by the same author. Alcott, Louisa May–Little Women Allende, Isabel–The House of Spirits Angelou, Maya–I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings *Atwood, Margaret–Cat's Eye Austen, Jane–Emma ?Bambara, Toni Cade–Salt Eaters ?Barnes, Djuna–Nightwoodde Beauvoir, Simone–The Second Sex Blume, Judy–Are You There God? It's Me Margaret Burnett, Frances–The Secret Garden (this is only my favorite book in the entire world...) Bronte, Charlotte–Jane Eyre Bronte, Emily–Wuthering Heights Buck, Pearl S.–The Good Earth Byatt, A.S.–Possession Cather, Willa–My Antonia Chopin, Kate–The Awakening Christie, Agatha–Murder on the Orient Express Cisneros, Sandra–The House on Mango Street Clinton, Hillary Rodham–Living History ?Cooper, Anna Julia–A Voice From the South ?Danticat, Edwidge–Breath, Eyes, Memory ?Davis, Angela–Women, Culture, and Politics? ?Desai, Anita–Clear Light of Day *Dickinson, Emily–Collected Poems Duncan, Lois–I Know What You Did Last Summer DuMaurier, Daphne–Rebecca Eliot, George–Middlemarch ?Emecheta, Buchi–Second Class Citizen ?Erdrich, Louise–Tracks Esquivel, Laura–Like Water for Chocolate Flagg, Fannie–Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Friedan, Betty–The Feminine Mystique Frank, Anne–Diary of a Young Girl Gilman, Charlotte Perkins–The Yellow Wallpaper ?Gordimer, Nadine–July's People Grafton, Sue–S is for Silence ?Hamilton, Edith–Mythology Highsmith, Patricia–The Talented Mr. Ripley hooks, bell–Bone Black Hurston, Zora Neale–Dust Tracks on the Road Jacobs, Harriet–Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Jackson, Helen Hunt–Ramona Jackson, Shirley–The Haunting of Hill House Jong, Erica–Fear of Flying Keene, Carolyn–The Nancy Drew Mysteries (any of them) Kidd, Sue Monk–The Secret Life of Bees (This is on my shelf) Kincaid, Jamaica–Lucy Kingsolver, Barbara–The Poisonwood Bible Kingston, Maxine Hong–The Woman Warrior ?Larsen, Nella–Passing L'Engle, Madeleine–A Wrinkle in Time *Le Guin, Ursula K.–The Left Hand of Darkness Lee, Harper–To Kill a Mockingbird *Lessing, Doris–The Golden Notebook ?Lively, Penelope–Moon Tiger Lorde, Audre–The Cancer Journals Martin, Ann M.–The Babysitters Club Series (any of them) ?McCullers, Carson–The Member of the Wedding McMillan, Terry–Disappearing Acts Markandaya, Kamala–Nectar in a Sieve (On my shelf) ?Marshall, Paule–Brown Girl, Brownstones Mitchell, Margaret–Gone with the Wind (I tried to read, got bored...) Montgomery, Lucy–Anne of Green Gables ?Morgan, Joan–When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost Morrison, Toni–Song of Solomon ?Murasaki, Lady Shikibu–The Tale of Genji Munro, Alice–Lives of Girls and Women Murdoch, Iris–Severed Head *Naylor, Gloria–Mama Day Niffenegger, Audrey–The Time Traveller's Wife *Oates, Joyce Carol–We Were the Mulvaneys O'Connor, Flannery–A Good Man is Hard to Find Piercy, Marge–Woman on the Edge of Time Picoult, Jodi–My Sister's Keeper (Been reading it for a while...) Plath, Sylvia–The Bell Jar Porter, Katharine Anne–Ship of Fools Proulx, E. Annie–The Shipping News Rand, Ayn–The Fountainhead Ray, Rachel–365: No Repeats (Heck, no, that girl's annoying) ?Rhys, Jean–Wide Sargasso Sea ?Robinson, Marilynne–Housekeeping ?Rocha, Sharon–For Lac Sebold, Alice–The Lovely Bones Shelley, Mary–Frankenstein Smith, Betty–A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Smith, Zadie–White Teeth Spark, Muriel–The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Spyri, Johanna–Heidi Strout, Elizabeth–Amy and Isabelle *Steel, Danielle–The House Tan, Amy–The Joy Luck Club ?Tannen, Deborah–You're Wearing That ?Ulrich, Laurel–A Midwife's Tale ?Urquhart, Jane–Away Walker, Alice–The Temple of My Familiar Welty, Eudora–One Writer's Beginnings Wharton, Edith–Age of Innocence Wilder, Laura Ingalls–Little House in the Big Woods Wollstonecraft, Mary–A Vindication of the Rights of Women *Woolf, Virginia–A Room of One's Own 08:21 PM Permalink