#women in literature

Our Favorite Women In Books

To celebrate International Women's Day, we've rounded up some of our favorite women in books!

Her Name Was Trouble With a Capital L

Is it just me, or are there are a lot of troublesome fictional characters whose names start with L?

Classics That Prove Your Grandma Could Kick Bella Swan’s Ass

These classic novels show that women of the past were just as independent as contemporary women, maybe even more so.

Why Won’t Men Read Women?

Meg Wolitzer says men won't read women. Two rioters discuss the validity of the claim and offer some thoughts of their own.

Riot Recommendation: 21st-Century Literature by Women

This fall, I will be teaching my first “Women in Literature” course. The course uses The Norton Anthology of Literature ...