Reading List


Recent Loves:

How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran
In Stitches by Anthony Youn
The Space Between Us by Thrity Umbrigar
The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Wednesday Sisters by Meg Clayton
On Doctoring
Rebecca Daphne M.
A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
The Marriage Plot 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
The Paris Wife
Pablo Neruda's Collection of Love Poems



Journalists to Check Out:

Nicholas Kristof (NY Times)
Saumya Arya Haas (Huffington Post)
Atul Gawande (The New Yorker)
Thomas Friedman (NY Times)


Non-fiction Goodies:

The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
How We Die by Sherwin Nuland
Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty
Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn
If You Have to Cry, Go Outside by Kelly Cutrone
Dialogue with Death




Eternal Fiction Favorites:

The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
Interpretor of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Anything by Salman Rushdie


Women's Commercial Fiction :

Love the One You're With by Emily Giffin
The Divorce Party by Laura Dave
The Opposite of Love by Julie Buxbaum
Last Night at Chateau Marmount by Lauren Weisberger
The Other Woman by Jane Green




"It isn't right for a woman to read. Soon she starts getting ideas....and thinking..."
-Gaston to Belle, Beauty and the Beast