Fiction to Read for Women's History Month!

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Cyclopedia Exotica

Aminder Dhaliwal

"The characters in Dhaliwal's stories sparkle. They're tenderly rendered and their problems are real. . . The struggle of the cyclops unfolds in metaphors for...

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Noopiming

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

Award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson returns with a bold reimagination of the novel, one that combines narrative and poetic fragments through...

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Weeding

Genevieve LeBleu

X-Files meets The Young and The Restless On a typical autumn afternoon, Martha hosts a group of middle-aged women at her suburban home. The...

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ʔbédayin

Kaitlyn Purcell

In Edmonton, Ronnie learns what it is to be a young Indigenous woman, almost-alone in the city; unable to hear herself over its noise,...

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Jawbone

Monica Ojeda

"Was desire something like being possessed by a nightmare?" Fernanda and Annelise are so close they are practically sisters: a double image, inseparable. So...

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Milk Blood Heat

Dantiel W. Moniz

"A gorgeous debut" (Lauren Groff) from Dantiel W. Moniz, one of the most exciting discoveries in today's literary landscape, Milk Blood Heat depicts the...

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The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEARNAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES *...

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Black Girls Must Die Exhausted

Jayne Allen

“It’s a good thing that this is only the first book of a trilogy, because after getting to know Tabitha, you won’t want to...

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The Sentence

Louise Erdrich

In this stunning and timely novel, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning author Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of...

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The Office of Historical Corrections

Danielle Evans

WINNER OF THE 2021 JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY O MAGAZINE, THE NEW YORKER, THE WASHINGTON POST, REAL...

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Brown Girls

Daphne Palasi Andreades

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A blazingly original debut novel about a group of friends and their immigrant families from Queens, New York—a...

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The Antarctica of Love

Sara Stridsberg

The international star Sara Stridsberg returns with The Antarctica of Love, an unnamed woman's tale of her murder, her brief life, and the world...

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Yinka, Where Is Your Huzband?

Lizzie Damilola Blackburn

"Modern and fresh...I adore Yinka" Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of People We Meet on Vacation Meet Yinka: a thirty-something, Oxford-educated, British...

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The Books of Jacob

Olga Tokarczuk

Named a most anticipated book of 2022 by The Washington Post, Oprah Daily, Entertainment Weekly, Lit Hub, and AV Club “Olga Tokarczuk is one...

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Glory

NoViolet Bulawayo

From the award-winning author of the Booker Prize finalist We Need New Names, an anthropomorphic blockbuster of a novel that chronicles the fall of...

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Stone Fruit

Lee Lai

Bron and Ray are a queer couple who enjoy their role as the fun weirdo aunties to Ray’s niece, six-year-old Nessie. Their playdates are...

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The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

Mariana Enriquez

SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE • “The lauded Argentine author of What We Lost in the Fire returns with enthralling stories conjured from...

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No One Is Talking About This

Patricia Lockwood

FINALIST FOR THE 2021 BOOKER PRIZE & A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOK OF 2021  “A book that reads like a prose poem, at...

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Bitter

Akwaeke Emezi

From National Book Award finalist Akwaeke Emezi comes a companion novel to the critically acclaimed PET that explores both the importance and cost of...

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Greek Myths

Charlotte Higgins

A brilliantly original, landmark retelling of Greek myths, recounted as if they were actual scenes being woven into textiles by the women who feature...

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The Swimmers

Julie Otsuka

NATIONAL BEST SELLER • From the best-selling, award-winning author of The Buddha in the Attic and When the Emperor Was Divine comes a novel about...

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We, Jane

Aimee Wall

A remarkable debut about intergenerational female relationships and resistance found in the unlikeliest of places, We, Jane explores the precarity of rural existence and...

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The Fortune Men

Nadifa Mohamed

BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • Based on a true event, this novel is “a blues song cut straight from the heart ... about the unjust...

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To Paradise

Hanya Yanagihara

From the author of the classic A LITTLE LIFE—a bold, brilliant novel spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, about...

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Woman World

Aminder Dhaliwal

The hilarious and wildly popular instagram comic about a world with no men With her startling humor, it's no surprise that Aminder Dhaliwal's web...

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Scattered All Over the Earth

Yoko Tawada

Welcome to the not-too-distant future: Japan, having vanished from the face of the earth, is now remembered as “the land of sushi.” Hiruko, its...

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Love

Maayan Eitan

An incendiary tale of sex work from a young literary provocateurLove is a fever dream of a novel about a young sex worker whose life blurs the...

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Come Over Come Over

Lynda Barry

The classic book featuring Maybonne Mullen and her little sister Marlys is back in print!Lynda Barry captures all the glorious magic and excrutiating pain...

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Phototaxis

Olivia Tapiero

Translated from the French, Phototaxis is a fragmentary, darkly-humorous, and apocalyptic novel from a

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Slug and Other Stories

Megan Milks

"Carefully considered, successful instances of experimental fiction" disrupt gender, genre, and identity in this deranged, otherworldly collection (Literary Hub).A woman metamorphoses into a giant slug;...

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Earthlings

Sayaka Murata

From the beloved author of cult sensationConvenience Store Woman, which has now sold more than one million copies worldwide and has been translated into...

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Heaven

Mieko Kawakami

From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, a sharp and illuminating novel about the impact of violence...

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The Subtweet

Vivek Shraya

“Biting and beautiful.” — Jonny Sun, author of everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too Everyone talks about falling in love, but...

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Boundless

Jillian Tamaki

The cartoonist of This One Summer and SuperMutant Magic Academy explores the virtual and IRL world of contemporary women via a lens both surreal...

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The Trojan Women

Euripides, Anne Carson

Here is a new comic-book version of Euripides’s classicThe Trojan Women, which follows the fates of Hekabe, Andromache, and Kassandra after Troy has been...

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