International Women's Day - A Reading List


International Women's Day is observed annually on March 8th. Thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements.

This list is a collection of books which have inspired me, and are wonderful achievements by the talented women who created these stories to share with readers across the globe.

  • Middlemarch (Penguin Classics)

  • Americanah

  • Deafening

  • Kristin Lavransdatter: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

  • Sweetness in the Belly

  • Hunting and Gathering

  • Birdie

  • By Willa Cather - My Antonia (Penguin Classics) (12.2.1993)

  • Homegoing: A novel

  • Annabel

  • Late Nights on Air: A Novel

  • Daughters Who Walk This Path (us Edition): A Novel

  • White Teeth

  • State of Wonder: A Novel

  • The Diviners (Phoenix Fiction)

  • The Signature of All Things: A Novel

  • The Girl Who Was Saturday Night: A Novel

  • Grace: A Novel

  • All My Puny Sorrows

Inspired by an article in The Guardian: Readers' favourite books by women