Reading Women Writers 2017

I’ve always believed that women are somehow more powerful storytellers than men. Maybe that is why I prefer reading books by women than men. So I have decided to read perhaps more women writers than men in 2017. Let’s see how that works out. For now, it is going to be a sincere attempt, no matter what the genre.

So here goes:

1. At Hawthorn Time by Melissa Harrison
2. Upstream: Selected Essays by Mary Oliver
3. Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele
4. Nine Island by Jane Alison
5. Artful by Ali Smith
6. Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
7. Kohinoor: The Story of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond by William Dalrymple and Anita Anand
8. So Much for that Winter by Dorthe Nors
9. The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri
10. Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
11. The Gutsy Girl by Caroline Paul
12. This Wide Night by Sarvat Hasin
13. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
14. In the Great Green Room by Amy Gary
15. Invisible Libraries by Lawrence Liang, Monica James, Danish Sheikh, Amy Trautwein and Another
16. Mikhail and Margarita by Julie Lekstrom Himes
17. Ghost Stories of Shimla Hills by Minakshi Chaudhry
18. Chandni Chowk: The Mughal City of Old Delhi by Swapna Liddle
19. Just Kids by Patti Smith
20. Dark Things by Sukanya Venkatraghavan
21. The House that Spoke by Zuni Chopra
22. The Gardens of Consolation by Parisa Reza