Amelia always watches in fascination as I read, and then gets angry when she can’t turn the thick cardboard pages of her own books. This got me thinking that much of the literature I read is by male authors, and in the future, I will be wanting to introduce Amelia to a good blend of both men and women.
As most of my readers are of the female variety, this is where your expertise would be greatly appreciated. I would love some recommendations for good authors, especially beyond the women who wrote the classics. I have a bit of list of books gathered already but would love to add to it and have a richer reading list.
I am already a huge fan of Virginia Woolf, Irène Némirovsky as well as the recently read Marguerite Yournecar, and Daphne Du Maurier, and plan to read some more Barbara Kingsolver, Dava Sobel, Eowyn Ivey, and Enid Blyton. Continue reading “Not Enough Women”