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Top 100 books every woman should read

Chopin Now mind you, this isn't my list; it's from More.com (which apparently "celebrates women 40+"). A quick journey through the top 21 reveals that I've only read 11 out of 21. I've never read the first book on the list (Kate Chopin's The Awakening; how did I manage to avoid that one?) Though props to me for reading George Eliot's Middlemarch on my own (and liking it alot).

I have some quibbles with this top 21. Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country is a great book, but why is it on here? And really, do I need to read Fear of Flying to be considered a well-read woman? Really? In 2010?

I fared worse with the second 21 books; I've only read 8 of them. Again, not sure what Colm Toibon's Brooklyn is doing on there.

Love But we are thrilled to see the top nonfiction book is Friend of the Blog Neely Tucker's wonderful memoir Love in the Driest Season, which we adore here at BtC even if the author is something of a Gator Hater. 

Click here to see the list and discover the gaps in your reading. 


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