Instructions: Bold the ones you've read. Italicize the ones you've been wanting/might like to read. ??Place question marks by any titles/authors you've never heard of??
Atwood, Margaret--Cat's Eye
Buck, Pearl S.--The Good Earth
Desai, Anita--??Clear Light of Day??
Dickinson, Emily--Collected Poems
Esquivel, Laura--Like Water for Chocolate
Flagg, Fannie--Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
Friedan, Betty--The Feminine Mystique
Highsmith, Patricia--The Talented Mr. Ripley
??Jackson, Helen Hunt--Ramona??
??Jackson, Shirley--The Haunting of Hill House??
Jong, Erica--Fear of Flying
Kidd, Sue Monk--The Secret Life of Bees
Kingsolver, Barbara--The Poisonwood Bible
??Kingston, Maxine Hong--The Woman Warrior??
L'Engle, Madeleine--A Wrinkle in Time
??Lessing, Doris--The Golden Notebook??
??Lively, Penelope--Moon Tiger??
??Lorde, Audre--The Cancer Journals??
McCullers, Carson--??The Member of the Wedding??
McMillan, Terry--??Disappearing Acts??
Mitchell, Margaret--Gone with the Wind
Montgomery, Lucy--Anne of Green Gables
??Murasaki, Lady Shikibu--The Tale of Genji??
Munro, Alice--??Lives of Girls and Women??
??Murdoch, Iris--Severed Head??
Niffenegger, Audrey--The Time Traveller's Wife
Picoult, Jodi--??My Sister's Keeper??
??Porter, Katharine Anne--Ship of Fools??
Proulx, E. Annie--The Shipping News
Rand, Ayn--The Fountainhead
??Rocha, Sharon--For Laci??
Sebold, Alice--The Lovely Bones
??Smith, Zadie--White Teeth??
??Spark, Muriel--The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie??
??Strout, Elizabeth--Amy and Isabelle??
Steel, Danielle--The House
??Tannen, Deborah--You're Wearing That??
??Ulrich, Laurel--A Midwife's Tale??
Welty, Eudora--??One Writer's Beginnings??
Wharton, Edith--Age of Innocence
For this list I at least feel like I've read enough to post my response. Is it a good sign or a bad sign that I haven't heard of so many of these books/authors? I think I'd be up for reading a lot of these that I didn't italicize, but I tried to limit myself to ones that I have told myself that I was going to read (at some point in my life). Got any recommendations for me?