100 Best Books by Women Writers in Translation

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The Queue (2012) by Basma Abdel Aziz
Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets (2013) by Svetlana Alexievich
The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II (1984) by Svetlana Alexievich
The House of the Spirits (1982) by Isabel Allende
The Elegance of the Hedgehog (2008) by Muriel Barbery
The Second Sex [abridged English translation by H. M. Parshley] (1949) by Simone de Beauvoir
So Long a Letter (1981) by Mariama Bâ
The Little Girl on the Ice Floe (2018) by Adélaïde Bon
La femme de Gilles (1937) by Madeleine Bourdouxhe
A Winter's Promise (2018) by Christelle Dabos
The Ten Thousand Things (1958) by Maria Dermoût
Vernon Subutex 1 (2015) by Virginie Despentes
Eve Out of Her Ruins (2006) by Ananda Devi
Disoriental (2016) by Négar Djavadi
The Letter for the King (1962) by Tonke Dragt
Trieste (2007) by Daša Drndić
The Lover (1984) by Marguerite Duras
Things We Lost in the Fire (2016) by Mariana Enríquez
The Years (2008) by Annie Ernaux
The End of Days (2012) by Jenny Erpenbeck
Go, Went, Gone (2017) by Jenny Erpenbeck
Like Water for Chocolate (1992) by Laura Esquivel
The Days of Abandonment (2002) by Elena Ferrante
My Brilliant Friend (2011) by Elena Ferrante
The Weight of Things (1978) by Marianne Fritz
Translation as transhumance (2012) by Mireille Gansel
Fish Soup (2018) by Margarita García Robayo
Sphinx (1986) by Anne Garréta
Family Lexicon (1963) by Natalia Ginzburg
Swallowing Mercury (2014) by Wioletta Greg
Waking Lions (2014) by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
Human Acts (2014) by Kang Han
Die, My Love (2012) by Ariana Harwicz
The Wall (1963) by Marlen Haushofer
The Unit (2006) by Ninni Holmqvist
Soviet Milk (2015) by Nora Ikstena
Tentacle (2015) by Rita Indiana
Sweet Days of Discipline (1989) by Fleur Jaeggy
The Summer Book (1972) by Tove Jansson
The True Deceiver (1982) by Tove Jansson
The Vegetarian (2007) by Han Kang
Strange Weather in Tokyo (2001) by Hiromi Kawakami
Out (1997) by Natsuo Kirino
Innocence; or, Murder on Steep Street (2015) by Heda Margolius Kovály
The Notebook; The Proof; The Third Lie (1986) by Ágota Kristóf
Nada (1945) by Carmen Laforet
People in the Room (1950) by Norah Lange
The Hour of the Star (1986) by Clarice Lispector
Near to the Wild Heart (1943) by Clarice Lispector
Faces in the Crowd (2011) by Valeria Luiselli
The Story of My Teeth (2013) by Valeria Luiselli
The History of Bees (2015) by Maja Lunde
Seeing Red (2012) by Lina Meruane
Confessions (2008) by Kanae Minato
A True Novel (2002) by Minae Mizumara
The Hunger Angel (2012) by Herta Müller
Arturo's Island (1957) by Elsa Morante
History (1974) by Elsa Morante
Our Lady of the Nile (2012) by Scholastique Mukasonga
The Tale of Genji (2015) by Shikibu Murasaki
Convenience Store Woman (2016) by Sayaka Murata
My Heart Hemmed In (2007) by Marie NDiaye
Suite Française (2004) by Irène Némirovsky
Mirror, Shoulder, Signal (2016) by Dorthe Nors
La Bastarda (2016) by Trifonia Melibea Obono
Thus were their faces (2015) by Silvina Ocampo
The Housekeeper and the Professor (2009) by Yoko Ogawa
Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales (1998) by Yoko Ogawa
Purge (2008) by Sofi Oksanen
Love (1997) by Hanne Orstavik
La extracción de la piedra de locura [y] otros poemas (1992) by Alejandra Pizarnik
Notes of a Crocodile (1994) by Miaojin Qiu
Death in Spring (1986) by Mercè Rodoreda
Woman at Point Zero (1975) by Nawal El Saadawi
Bonjour Tristesse (1954) by Françoise Sagan
Sappho: A New Translation (580) by Sappho
The Complete Persepolis (2001) by Marjane Satrapi
The Bridge of Beyond (1972) by Simone Schwarz-Bart
Fever Dream (2014) by Samanta Schweblin
Mouthful of Birds (2008) by Samanta Schweblin
The Seventh Cross (1942) by Anna Seghers
Please Look After Mom (2008) by Kyung-sook Shin
The Naked Woman (1950) by Armonia Somers
The Faculty of Dreams (2005) by Sara Stridsberg
The Door (2005) by Magda Szabó
View with a Grain of Sand (1993) by Wisława Szymborska
Memoirs of a Polar Bear (2014) by Yōko Tawada
Subtly Worded and other stories (2014) by Teffi
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead (2009) by Olga Tokarczuk
Flights (2007) by Olga Tokarczuk
The Remainder (2014) by Alia Trabucco Zerán
Territory of Light (1979) by Yūko Tsushima
Fox (2017) by Dubravka Ugrešić
Kristin Lavransdatter (1920) by Sigrid Undset
The Mussel Feast (1990) by Birgit Vanderbeke
The Quest for Christa T. (1968) by Christa Wolf
Zuleikha (2015) by Guzel Yakhina
Tokyo Ueno Station (2014) by Miri Yū
Kitchen (1988) by Banana Yoshimoto
Memoirs of Hadrian (1950) by Marguerite Yourcenar

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