Suggested booklist ACOW

I really want to finish up my Century of Women project and it seems like it will be helpful to put together a suggested booklist to work from for the remaining years.

  1. 1901: My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin; the Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. 1903: The House Opposite: A Mystery by Elizabeth Kent; Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin; The Land of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin
  3. 1904: The Divine Fire by May Sinclair; The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rugen by Elizabeth von Arnim
  4. 1905: The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy; The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton;
  5. 1906: The Railway Children by E. Nesbit; The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlof; The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett; The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen
  6. 1907: Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton; Three Weeks by Elinor Glyn
  7. 1908: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery; The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart; We of the Never Never by Jennie Gunn; Love’s Shadow by Ada Leverson
  8. 1909: Gunnar’s Daughter by Sigrid Undset; Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery; The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart; The Rosary by Florence Barclay
  9. 1910: The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett; Twenty Years at Hull House by Jane Addams
  10. 1911: Ethan From by Edith Wharton; Jenny by Sigrid Undset
  11. 1912: The Reef by Edith Wharton; The Mystery of Mary by Grace Livingston Hill; The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  12. 1913: Polyanna by Eleanor Porter; O Pioneers by Willa Cather; Old Friends and new Fancies by Sybil G. Brinton; Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  13. 1914: Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Ward; Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart; The Best Man by Grace Livingston Hill; The Obsession of Victoria Gracen by Grace Livingston Hill
  14. 1915: Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Pointed Roofs by Dorothy Richardson
  15. 1916: The Golden Arrow by Mary Webb; Under the Country Sky by Grace Richmond
  16. 1917: Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber; Regiment of Women by Clemence Dane; The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green; Anne’s House of Dreams by L.M. Montgomery
  17. 1918: My Antonia by Willa Cather; The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West; Despised and Rejected by Rose Allatini;
  18. 1919: Night and Day by Virginia Woolf; The Sheik by Edith Maud Hull; William: An Englishman by Cicely Hamilton; Consequences by E.M. Delafield
  19. 1920: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie; the Wreath by Sigrid Undset; The House in Dormer Forest by Mary Webb
  20. 1921: The Wife by Sigrid Undset; Vera by Elizabeth von Arnim;
  21. 1923: A Lost Lady by Willa Cather; The Abbey Court Murder by Annie Haynes; Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty; Weeds by Edith Summers Kelley; Anderby Wold by Winifred Holtby
  22. 1925: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf; The Professor’s House by Willa Cather; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos; The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  23. 1927: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf; The White Cottage Mystery by Margery Allingham; The Bellamy Trial by Frances Noyes Hart; Young Anne by Dorothy Whipple;
  24. 1928: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf; Quicksand by Nella Larsen; The Draycott Murder Mystery by Molly Thynne;
  25. 1929: Passing by Nella Larson; The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey; The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen; David Golder by Irene Nemirovsky; Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum
  26. 1947: In a Lonely Place by Dorothy Hughes; The Everglades: River of Grass by Margery Stoneman Douglas; Within the Hollow Crown by Margaret Campbell Wood; A View of the Harbour by Elizabeth Taylor
  27. 1953: Cotillion by Georgette Heyer; The Charioteer by Mary Renault; Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks; Jane and Prudence by Barbara Pym; Someone at a Distance by Dorothy Whipple
  28. 1957: Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand; Deep Water by Patricia Highsmith; The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier
  29. 1958: The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy; The Best of Everything by Rona Jaffe; The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton; The Sundial by Shirley Jackson
  30. 1968: Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey; Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion; Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody; The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes
  31. 1970: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison; Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff; Abigail by Magda Szabo
  32. 1971: Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks; Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont by Elizabeth Taylor, Penmarric by Susan Howatch
  33. 1974: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard; The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia McKillip; The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen Woodiwiss; Eve’s Hollywood by Eve Babitz
  34. 1976: Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice; Speedboat by Renata Adler; For Her Own good by Barbara Ehrenreich; Summer of Fear by Lois Duncan
  35. 1978: The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye; The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch; Evergreen by Belva Plain; The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
  36. 1979: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter; Kindred by Octavia Butler; Sleepless Nights by Elizabeth Hardwicke
  37. 1981: Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks; Tar Baby by Toni Morrison; Downbelow Station by C.J. Cherryh; Good Behavior by Molly Keane
  38. 1984: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros; Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns; The Bone People by Keri Hulme, Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich; Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner
  39. 1986: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones; Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold; Through a Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen
  40. 1987: Beloved by Toni Morrison; Eva Luna by Isabelle Allende; Arrows of the Queen by Mercedes Lackey; I’m with the Band by Pamela Des Barres; Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
  41. 1989: A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught; A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons; Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block; Who Cooked the Last Supper by Rosalind Miles
  42. 1991: The Kitchen God’s Wife by Amy Tan; A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley; Regeneration by Pat Barker; Black Sun Rising by C.S. Friedman
  43. 1992: The Secret History by Donna Tartt; Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce; Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison; The Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett
  44. 1995: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman; Songs in an Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris; Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler; The Mermaids Singing by Val McDermid
  45. 1997: The Red Tent by Anita Diamant; The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy; Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs; Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman