Books

500+ Great Books by Women

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  • ART
  • Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo
  • The Writer on Her Work, Volume II: New Essays in New Territory
  • The Ultraviolet Sky
  • The Story of Avis
  • Silences
  • The Road Through Miyama
  • Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe
  • One Writer's Beginnings
  • Margaret Bourke-White: A Biography
  • Elizabeth Bishop: The Collected Prose 1937-1970
  • Daybook: The Journal of an Artist
  • Dancing on the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places
  • Cry to Heaven
  • Cosima
  • Claiming Breath
  • Black Women Writers at Work
  • The Autobiography of Alice B.

Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge

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  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  3. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll [★★★★☆]
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  5. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
  6. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy [★★★★☆]
  8. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  9. Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
  10. The Art of Fiction by Henry James
  11. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  12. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  13. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  14. Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
  15. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  16. Babe by Dick King-Smith

Test as clone

  • 2015 - Award Pending
  • 2014 - The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • 2013 - The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
  • 2012 No Award
  • 2011 - A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  • 2010 - Tinkers by Paul Harding
  • 2009 - Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  • 2008 - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  • 2007 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • 2006 - March by Geraldine Brooks
  • 2005 - Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  • 2004 - The Known World by Edward P.

Clone of 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die - In reverse Chronology

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  1. 2000s
  2. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
  3. Saturday – Ian McEwan
  4. On Beauty – Zadie Smith
  5. Slow Man – J.M. Coetzee
  6. Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson
  7. The Sea – John Banville
  8. The Red Queen – Margaret Drabble
  9. The Plot Against America – Philip Roth
  10. The Master – Colm Tóibín
  11. Vanishing Point – David Markson
  12. The Lambs of London – Peter Ackroyd
  13. Dining on Stones – Iain Sinclair
  14. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  15. Drop City – T.

Hugo Award

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  • 2010s

  • 2015
  • The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison
  • The Dark Between the Stars by Kevin J. Anderson
  • Skin Game by Jim Butcher [★☆☆☆☆]
  • Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie
  • The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu

  • 2014
  • The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
  • Warbound by Larry Correia
  • Parasite by Mira Grant
  • Neptune's Brood by Charles Stross
  • Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1918-2015)

  • 2010s

  • 2015
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Let Me Be Frank with You by Richard Ford
  • The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami
  • Lovely, Dark, Deep by Joyce Carol Oates

  • 2014
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • The Son by Philipp Meyer
  • The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis

  • 2013
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander
  • The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey [★★★☆☆]

  • 2012
  • Train Dreams by Denis Johnson
  • Swamplandia!

Man Booker Prize for Fiction (1969-2014)

  • 2014
  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan (Winner)
  • To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
  • J by Howard Jacobson
  • The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee
  • How to be Both by Ali Smith

  • 2013
  • The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (Winner)
  • We Need New Names by Ultraviolet Bulawayo
  • Harvest by Jim Crace
  • The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
  • The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin

Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge

  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  3. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  5. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
  6. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  8. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  9. Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
  10. The Art of Fiction by Henry James
  11. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  12. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  13. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  14. Autobiography of a Fa

Favorite Books in Rough Order

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  1. Milan Kundera. The Unbearable Lightness of Being. 1984.
  2. Thomas Merton. The Way of Chuang Tzu. 1969. This book is newly rendered writings by Chuang Tzu and his followers. Chuang Tzu wrote in the second half of the fourth century BC and the first decade or so of the 3rd century BC.
  3. Nikos Kazantzakis. Zorba the Greek. 1946.
  4. Gabriel García Márquez. One Hundred Years of Solitude. 1967.
  5. Alice Walker. The Color Purple. 1982.
  6. Brian Michael Bendis. Jinx. 1998.
  7. William Seward Burroughs. Queer. Completed 1953. Published 1985.
  8. Art Spiegelman. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. 1991.
  9. Ferdinand Oyono.

Feminista!'s 100 Great 20th Century Works of Fiction by Women

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  1. Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
  2. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  3. Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
  4. The Bottle Factory Outing by Beryl Bainbridge
  5. Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara
  6. Nightwood by Djuna Barnes
  7. Regeneration by Pat Barker
  8. Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner
  9. Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown
  10. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
  11. Possession: A Romance by A.S.