Finished reading Alice Walker‘s The Color Purple. Wonderful; deeply affecting.

An essay by Chantel Tattoli for The Daily blog of The Paris Review.

Images of Don DeLillo, Alice Munro, Cormac McCarthy, Joan Didion, Margaret Atwood, Ursula K. Le Guin, Zadie Smith, Stephen King, Philip Roth, Alice Walker and more — Literary Hub

From Kate Chopin to Jeanette Winterson, some novels not only depict the pressures on women, they also change their lives. (The Guardian).