The Big Read Blog (Archive)

women's literature

A few weeks ago, we shared our 15 favorite fictional females with you. As we close out Women's History Month, we thought we'd put together a different set of literary heroines: the authors themselves. While this list is far from complete, we hope it serves as an acknowledgement of those who inspire...
October 2 , 2009 Washington, DC The Art of Tea at the Gillis Branch Library during Fresno Public Library's Big Read of The Joy Luck Club . Photo by Roberta Barton Here's a short take from novelist-critic-scholar Carolyn See on what makes Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club read-worthy. [Amy Tan] listened...