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2012-09-23 10:45 3002799 Anonymous (012009_jkrowling.jpg 300x390 33kB)
Which are the best female authors? Preferably from the modern period and on. Pic related- what I am not looking for

2 min later 3002806 Anonymous
Like 95% of them are fromt he modern period on anyway...

2 min later 3002807 Anonymous (the good earth cover.jpg 179x281 12kB)
My favorite is Pearl S. Buck.

5 min later 3002817 Anonymous
Karen Tei Yamashita

6 min later 3002821 Anonymous
Ayn Rand.

7 min later 3002827 Anonymous
carson mccullers flannery o'connor virginia woolf

12 min later 3002840 Anonymous
>>3002806 I know, but usually the first answers I get are Bronte and Austen which is not what I'm interested in at the moment

17 min later 3002851 Anonymous
Muriel Spark, Willa Cather, Beryl Bainbridge, Doris Lessing, Elizabeth Bowen, Margaret Atwood, Rosamond Lehmann, Toni Morrison, Virginia Woolf, Iris Murdoch... And if you're into crime, then Agatha Christie, Ruth Rendell and PD James

18 min later 3002853 Standard Toaster
You going to get her new book, OP? Comes out on Thursday.

33 min later 3002883 Anonymous
lydia davis

38 min later 3002891 Anonymous
>>3002817 I looked her up and her work seems really interesting to me- Which novel should I start with? Which is her best?

42 min later 3002901 Anonymous
simone de beauvoir

54 min later 3002929 Anonymous
That Japanese woman from a thousand years ago

54 min later 3002930 Franz
Elif Shafak Jane Smiley Christina Stead

1 hours later 3002944 Anonymous
>>3002929 Sei Shonagon or Murasaki Shikibu?

1 hours later 3002950 Anonymous
Incidentally Rowling's new book is being released tomorrow. Will it be shit? Only time will tell.

16 hours later 3004599 Anonymous
Tove Jansson

16 hours later 3004604 Anonymous
>>3002950 The New Yorker article made it look pretty interesting.

16 hours later 3004623 Anonymous
Jean Rhys, Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf, Simone De Beauvoir, George Elliot, Katherine Mansfield, Ursula LeGuin

16 hours later 3004631 Anonymous
Someone post those two pics from that thread we had. 80% of them were modern onwards

16 hours later 3004652 Anonymous (patrick.png 640x480 203kB)
>"The leathery skin of her upper cleavage radiated little cracks that no longer vanished when decompressed"

16 hours later 3004665 Anonymous
>>3004652 Can't wait!

17 hours later 3004697 Anonymous
Don't have an especial fave... But really dig Alice Walker atm.

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