Booklist - Women Writers and Women in Literature

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There are 101 books in this booklist - they are listed in order of year of publication. Newest titles are at the top. (We may not have all of them in stock right now, get in touch to find out)

Letters from Tove by Tove Jansson, translated by Sarah Death, £20.00 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781908745729

Wild Geese: A Collection of Nan Shepherd's Writing by Nan Shepherd, £8.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9781912916108

Notes to Self: Essays by Emilie Pine, £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780241986226

Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith, £9.99 (paperback, 2019) ISBN 9780241971024

Rebel Writers: The Accidental Feminists by Celia Brayfield, £19.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781448217496

New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent by Margaret Busby (Editor), £30.00 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781912408009

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim, £14.99 (hardback, 2019) ISBN 9781409189275

Essential Essays: Culture, Politics, and the Art of Poetry by Adrienne Rich, £21.00 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9780393652369

How to Suppress Women's Writing by Joanna Russ, £15.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781477316252

In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein by Fiona Sampson, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781781255292

The Pen is Mightier Than the Penis: Words for the Wise from the World by Various authors, £7.99 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9781787131866

Forgotten Women: The Writers by Zing Tsjeng, £15.00 (hardback, 2018) ISBN 9781788400183

Secret Sisterhood: The Hidden Friendships of Austen, Bronte, Eliot and Woolf by Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781781317860

Feminist Freedom Warriors by Linda E. Carty and Chandra Talpade Mohanty (Editors), £15.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781608468973

After Kathy Acker: A Biography by Chris Kraus, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780141986654

A Daughter of Isis: The Early Life of Nawal El Saadawi by Nawal El Saadawi, £9.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9781786993069

Conundrum by Jan Morris, £8.99 (paperback, 2018) ISBN 9780571341139

Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography by Brendan King, £10.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781472947338

The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography by Edmund Gordon, £10.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780099575726

Your Silence Will Not Protect You: Essays and Poems by Audre Lorde, £12.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780995716223

Patti Smith: American Artist by Frank Stefanko, £14.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781683830153

The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers by Various writers, edited by Hollis Robbins and Henry Louis Gates, £16.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780143105992

Jane Austen, The Secret Radical by Helena Kelly, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781785781889

Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction by Erika Janik, £14.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780807047880

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri, £9.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9781408866139

Moranifesto by Caitlin Moran, £8.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780091949068

Not Just Jane: Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature by Shelley DeWees, £9.99 (paperback, 2017) ISBN 9780062394620

Frantumaglia: An Author's Journey Told Through Letters, Interviews, and Occasional Writings by Elena Ferrante, £16.99 (hardback, 2016) ISBN 9781609452926

Tove Jansson: Work and Love by Tuula Karjalainen, £12.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780141978826

Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon, £8.99 (paperback, 2016) ISBN 9780099592396

Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography by Brendan King, £25.00 (hardback, 2015) ISBN 9781472908537

Sylvia Townsend Warner: A Biography by Claire Harman, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780241964439

My Life, My Body by Marge Piercy, £10.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781629631059

Everything is Teeth by Evie Wyld and Joe Sumner, £16.99 (hardback, 2015) ISBN 9780224099714

The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills, £12.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780143127666

The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias by Jasmine Donahaye, £10.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781909983236

Dreams of the Good Life: The Life of Flora Thompson and the Creation of Lark Rise to Candleford by Richard Mabey, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780141044811

The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History by Emma L.E. Rees, £13.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9781628922127

How to be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much by Samantha Ellis, £9.99 (paperback, 2015) ISBN 9780099575566

Unbought and Unbossed: Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation by Trimiko Melancon, £18.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781439911464

The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit, £9.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781847085122

Mad Girl's Love Song: Sylvia Plath and Life Before Ted by Andrew Wilson, £9.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780857205896

Susan Sontag: The Complete Rolling Stone Interview by Jonathan Cott, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9780300199024

Mom and Me and Mom by Maya Angelou, £8.99 (paperback, 2014) ISBN 9781844089154

The Warrior Women of Islam: Female Empowerment in Arabic Popular Literature by Remke Kruk, £16.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781848859272

Shaking a Leg: Collected Journalism and Writings by Angela Carter, £12.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780099583073

Virginia Woolf by Alexandra Harris, £9.95 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780500290866

The Trials of Radclyffe Hall by Diana Souhami, £14.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9781780878782

Moranthology by Caitlin Moran, £9.99 (paperback, 2013) ISBN 9780091940898

The Necessary Aptitude: A Memoir by Pam Ayres, £7.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780091940492

Instead of a Book: Letters to a Friend by Diana Athill, £9.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781847084149

Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson, £9.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780099556091

How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran, £8.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9780091940744

The Chicken Chronicles: A Memoir by Alice Walker, £12.99 (paperback, 2012) ISBN 9781780220062

Jane Austen for Beginners by Robert Dryden, Illustrated by Joe Lee, £12.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781934389614

And The Bridge Is Love by Faye Moskowitz, £11.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781558617704

My Animal Life by Maggie Gee, £8.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781846590900

A Life in Motion by Florence Howe, £21.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781558616974

Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 by Nadine Gordimer, £12.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9781408800966

Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays by Zadie Smith, £9.99 (paperback, 2011) ISBN 9780141019468

The Brontes by Juliet Barker, £16.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780349122427

Life Class: The Selected Memoirs of Diana Athill by Diana Athill, £12.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781847081469

Selected Letters by Charlotte Brontė - edited by Margaret Smith and Janet Gezari, £9.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780199576968

Contact! A Book of Glimpses by Jan Morris, £8.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780571250691

A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx by Elaine Showalter, £14.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781844080809

Between the Sheets: The Literary Liaisons of Nine 20th-Century Women Writers by Lesley McDowell, £16.99 (hardback, 2010) ISBN 9780715639092

An Angel at My Table by Janet Frame, £9.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9781844086238

Things I've Been Silent About: Memories of a Prodigal Daughter by Azar Nafisi, £9.99 (paperback, 2010) ISBN 9780099487128

Excising the Spirit: A Literary Analysis of Female Circumcision by Linda Strong-Leek, £21.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781592216758

Constructing Incest Stories: Black Women's Voices in Fact and Fiction by Dorothy L. Hurley and E. Anthony Hurley, £21.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 1592217117

Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments of Sappho by Sappho, £8.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780140455571

Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Political and Literary Writings by Rosa Luxemburg, edited by Mike Jones, £14.95 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9780850366938

Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son's Memoir by David Rieff, £7.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781847080752

The Yellow Wallpaper and Selected Writings by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, £8.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781844085583

Somewhere Towards the End by Diana Athill, £8.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781847080691

Walking through Fire: The Later Years of Nawal El Saadawi by Nawal El Saadawi, £13.99 (paperback, 2009) ISBN 9781848132290

On Cats by Doris Lessing, £6.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780007285518

In Her Element: Women and the Landscape - An Anthology by Edited by Jane Macnamee, £7.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781870206969

Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie by Rachel Corrie, £8.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9781847080509

Selected Writings by Mai Ghoussoub, £12.99 (paperback, 2008) ISBN 9780863566424

Baghdad Burning: Volume 2 by Riverbend, £7.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 0714531332

What the Chinese Don't Eat by Xinran, £9.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 009950152x

Wild Women and Books: Bibliophiles, Bluestockings, and Prolific Pens by Brenda Knight, £14.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1573242713

Curious Pursuits: Occasional Writing by Margaret Atwood, £9.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1844081508

The People on the Street: A Writer's View of Israel by Linda Grant, £11.99 (paperback, 2006) ISBN 1844082547

In Search of Our Mother's Gardens by Alice Walker, £8.99 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 9780753819609

Consorting With Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets by Deryn Rees-Jones, £10.95 (paperback, 2005) ISBN 1852243929

Giving Up the Ghost by Hilary Mantel, £8.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 9780007142729

A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf, £4.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 9780141018980

Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 by Vera Brittain, £14.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 9780860680352

Opening the Gates; An Anthology of Arab Feminist Writing by Margot Badran & Miriam Cooke, £23.99 (paperback, 2004) ISBN 0253217032

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff, £8.99 (paperback, 2002) ISBN 1860498507

Communities of the Heart: The Rhetoric of Myth in the Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin by Warren Rochelle, £20.00 (paperback, 2000) ISBN 0853238863

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen, £8.99 (paperback, 2000) ISBN 1860497926

Demand My Writing: Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction by Jean Cortiel, £20.00 (paperback, 1999) ISBN 0853236240

Women Voice Men: Gender in European Culture by Maya Slater (editor), £16.00 (paperback, 1997) ISBN 9781871516937

From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers by Marina Warner, £25.00 (paperback, 1995) ISBN 9780099479512

Moving Beyond Words by Gloria Steinem, £10.99 (paperback, 1995) ISBN 9780747520214

Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Her Progress Toward Utopia with Selected Writings by Carole Farley Kessler, £20.00 (paperback, 1995) ISBN 085323499X

Female Rule in Chinese and English Literary Utopias by Qingyun Wu, £18.50 (paperback, 1995) ISBN 0853235805

Sappho: Poems and Fragments by Balmer, Josephine. (translator), £9.95 (paperback, 1984) ISBN 1852242019