Celebrate These Famous Female Authors On International Women's Day
Who run the world? Literary geniuses that happen to be women!
Famous Female Authors
Need a good book? Dive into a number of gripping, heart wrenching, funny, and fantastic novels written by these lovely ladies. Here are some novels written by famous female authors just in time for International Women's Day.
Best known for: Wuthering Heights, The Bronte Sisters.
Best known for: Mrs. Dalloway, To The Lighthouse, A Room of One's Own, The Waves, A Writer's Diary
Best known for: The Color Purple, The Third Life of Grange Copeland, In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose
Louisa May Alcott
Best known for: Little Women
Best known for: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Mom & Me & Mom, Letter To My Daughter, The Complete Poetry.
Best known for: To Kill A Mockingbird, Go Set A Watchman
Best known for: The Collected Poems, The Bell Jar, The Colossus and Other Poems, Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams, Crossing the Water, Ariel: Poems, Letters Home.
Best known for: And Then There Were None, Murder on the Orient Express, The ABC Murders, Death on the Nile, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Five Little Pigs.
Best known for: Heartburn, I Feel Bad About My Neck, Wallflower at the Orgy, The Most of Nora Ephron
Best known for: The Complete Poems, Final Harvest,
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Best known for: Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, Half of a Yellow Sun, We Should All Be Feminists, Americanah.
Best known for: The Hunger Games series, Gregor the Underland Chronicles.
Best known for: Swing Time, Feel Free, White Teeth, On Beauty, Changing My Mind, NW.
Best known for: The Shipping News, Brokeback Mountain, Close Range, Barkskins.
Best known for: Fall From Grace, The Cast, Against All Odds, The Right Time and so many more. She is so badass that she "has sold 650 million copies of her books internationally, and every one of her books is a bestseller".
Best known for: The Secret History, Goldfinch, The Little Friend.
Best known for: Smart Women, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, Are You There God? It's Me Margaret, Freckle Juice.
Best known for: The Awakening
Best known for: The Handmaid's Tale, Alias Grace, Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood, The Blind Assassin, The Heart Goes Last.
Best known for: Beloved, The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon, The Origin of Others.
Best known for: The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, The Lowland, Interpreter of Maladies
Best known for: The Fountain of Age, The Feminine Mystique.