February 2012

Reading Recommendations · Women's History Month

March is Women’s History Month! Honor their remarkable achievements with these staff picks by or about women.

Adult Fiction: The Classics


Jane Austen

My Antonia

Willa Cather


George Eliot

The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison

The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton

Adult Fiction: General

Caleb's Crossing

Geraldine Brooks

The Grief of Others

Leah Hager Cohen

Ten Thousand Saints

Eleanor Henderson

Great House

Nicole Krauss

Ghost Lights

Lydia Millet

The Tiger’s Wife

Téa Obreht

State of Wonder

Ann Patchett

A Trick of the Light

Louise Penny


Karen Russell


Mary Doria Russell

So Much for That

Lionel Shriver

Stone Arabia

Dana Spiotta

Salvage the Bones

Jesmyn Ward
Need more suggestions? Contact your local library and a reference librarian will be happy to assist you.