Map of the Authors

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North America: The United States of America and Canada

  1. Margaret Atwood, Minding the Body – Canada
  2. Sallie Tisdale, Minding the Body – US
  3. Joyce Winer, Minding the Body – US
  4. Doris Grumbach, Minding the Body  – US
  5. Kathryn HarrisonMinding the Body – US
  6. Judith Hooper, Minding the Body  – US
  7. Rosemary Bray, Minding the Body – US
  8. Pam Houston, Minding the Body – US
  9. Linda Hogan, Minding the Body – US
  10. Connie Porter, Minding the Body – US
  11. Naomi Wolf, Minding the Body – US
  12. Janet Burroway, Minding the Body – US
  13. Lynne Taetzsch, Minding the Body – US
  14. Nancy Mairs, Minding the Body – US
  15. Patricia Stevens, Minding the Body – US
  16. Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park – US
  17. Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale – US
  18. Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – US
  19. Jandy Nelson, I’ll Give You The Sun – US
  20. Jesmyn Ward, Salvage the Bones – US
  21. Jenny Lawson, Furiously Happy – US
  22. Andrea Barrett, Ship Fever – US
  23. Bernice L. McFadden, Sugar – US
  24. Delores Phillips, The Darkest Child – US
  25. Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming – US
  26. Octavia Bulter, Unexpected Stories – US
  27. bell hooks, Feminism is for Everybody – US
  28. Toni Morrison, Jazz – US
  29. Shonda Rhimes, Year of Yes – US
  30. N.K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season – US
  31. Dorothy Parker, Complete Stories – US
  32. Carrie Brownstein, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl – US
  33. Sara Pennypacker, Pax – US
  34. Attica Locke, Pleasantville  – US
  35. Cynthia Bond, Ruby – US
  36. Elizabeth McKenzie, The Portable Veblen – US
  37. Elizabeth Strout, My Name is Lucy Barton – US
  38. Becky Chambers, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet – US
  39. Lauren Groff, Fates and Furies – US
  40. Alison Bechdel, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic – US
  41. Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life – US
  42. Mona Awad, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl – Canada
  43. Mary Volmer, Reliance, Illinois – US
  44. Jenny Offill, Dept. of Speculation – US
  45. Kelly Link, Get in Trouble – US
  46. Margaret Verble, Maud’s Line – US
  47. Cynthia Ozick, The Shawl – US
  48. Elizabeth Crane, The History of Great Things – US
  49. Julia Franks, Over the Plain Houses – US
  50. Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric – US
  51. Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby – US
  52. Robin Coste Lewis, Voyage of the Sable Venus: and Other Poems – US
  53. Joy Williams, The Visiting Privilege – US
  54. Vivian Swift, Gardens of Awe and Folly – US
  55. Kelley Swain, the naked muse – US
  56. Madeleine Thien, Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Canada
  57. Sheri Fink, Five Days at Memorial – US
  58. Pam Munoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising – US
  59. Ann Patchett, Commonwealth – US
  60. Shelley DeWees, Not Just Jane – US
  61. Stephanie Powell Watts, No One is Coming to Save Us – US
  62. Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road – US
  63. Jade Chang, The Wangs vs. the World – US
  64. Paula McLain, Circling the Sun – US
  65. Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik, Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg – US
  66. Susan Sontag, In America  – US
  67. Louise Erdrich, The Round House – US
  68. Barbara Goldsmith, Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie
  69. Roxane Gay, Difficult Women – US
  70. Siri Hustvedt, A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women – US
  71. Barbara Purchia and E. Ashley Rooney, Glass Art – US
  72. Ruth Ozeki, All Over Creation – US
  73. Kaitlyn Greenidge, We Love You, Charlie Freeman – US
  74. Ya’a Gyasi, Homegoing – US, Ghana
  75. Kate Chopin, The Awakening – US
  76. Alex Gino, George – US
  77. Janine di Giovanni, The Morning They Came for Us – US
  78. Lindy West, Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman – US
  79. Paul Kalanithi, When Breath Becomes Air – US
  80. Jami Attenberg, All Grown Up – US
  81. John Lewis, March – US
  82. Elif Batuman, The Idiot – US
  83. Brit Bennett, The Mothers – US
  84. Jacqueline Woodson, Another Brooklyn – US
  85. Ralph Ellison, Juneteenth – US
  86. Bernice L. McFadden, The Book of Harlan – US
  87. Jamaal May, The Big Book of Exit Strategies – US
  88. James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time – US
  89. Paul Beatty, The Sellout – US
  90. Octavia Butler, Kindred – US
  91. Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad – US
  92. Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures – US
  93. Mary Gaitskill, The Mare – US
  94. Margaret George, The Confessions of Young Nero – US
  95. Heather O’Neill, The Lonely Hearts Hotel – Canada

Latin America: Central and South America

  1. Judith Ortiz Cofer, Minding the Body – Puerto Rico
  2. Edwidge Danticat, The Farming of Bones – Haiti
  3. Elizabeth Nunez, Even in Paradise – Trinidad
  4. Clarice Lispector, Family Ties and The Foreign Legion – Brazil
  5. Valeria Luiselli, Faces in the Crowd – Mexico
  6. Yewande Omotoso, The Woman Next Door – Barbados, Nigeria, South Africa
  7. Isabel Allende, Daughter of Fortune – Chile

Europe

  1. Lucy Grealy, Minding the Body – Ireland
  2. Jojo Moyes, After You – England
  3. Stella Gibbons, Cold Comfort Farm – England
  4. Anne Enright, The Green Road – Ireland
  5. Jackie Copleton, A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding – England
  6. Melissa Harrison, at hawthorn time – England
  7. Hannah Rothschild, The Improbability of Love – England
  8. Kate Atkinson, A God in Ruins – England
  9. Julia Rochester, The House at the Edge of the World – England
  10. Rachel Elliott, Whispers Through a Megaphone – England
  11. Lisa McInerney, The Glorious Heresies – Ireland
  12. Clio Gray, The Anatomist’s Dream – England
  13. Maggie O’Farrell, This Must Be the Place – Northern Ireland
  14. Sara Novic, Girl at War – Croatia
  15. Vesna Goldsworthy, Gorsky – Serbia
  16. Elena Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend – Italy
  17. Amelie Nothomb, The Character of Rain – Belgium
  18. Ludmila Uliskaya,  The Big Green Tent – Russia
  19. Sarah Moss,  The Tidal Zone – England
  20. Susan Fletcher, Let Me Tell You About a Man I Knew – England
  21. Irene Nemirovsky, Suite Francaise – Ukraine/France
  22. Sarah Perry, The Essex Serpent – England
  23. Carmen Laforet, Nada – Spain
  24. Ali Smith, The Whole Story and other stories – UK
  25. Natalia Ginzburg, The Little Virtues – Italy
  26. Susanna Tamaro, Follow Your Heart – Italy
  27. Doris Lessing, The Real Thing – England
  28. Zadie Smith, Swing Time – England
  29. Caitlin Moran, Moranifesto – England
  30. Helen Oyeyemi, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours-UK
  31. Rose Tremain, The Gustav Sonata – UK
  32. Gwendoline Riley, First Love – England
  33. Naomi Alderman, The Power – England
  34. Fiona Melrose, Midwinter – South Africa, UK
  35. Linda Grant, The Dark Circle – England

Sub-Saharan Africa

  1. Jenefer Shute, Minding the Body – South Africa
  2. Chimamanda Negozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus – Nigeria
  3. Petina Gappah, The Book of Memory – Zimbabwe
  4. Imbolo Mbue, Behold the Dreamers – Cameroon
  5. Olumide Popoola and Annie Holmes, breach – Nigeria, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
  6. Doreen Baingana, Tropical Fish – Uganda
  7. Yewande Omotoso, The Woman Next Door – Barbados, Nigeria, South Africa
  8. Mariama Ba, So Long a Letter – Senegal
  9. Ama Ata Aidoo, No Sweetness Here – Ghana
  10. Ya’a Gyasi, Homegoing – US, Ghana
  11. Ayobami Adebayo, Stay With Me – Nigeria
  12. Fiona Melrose, Midwinter – South Africa, UK

North Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey

  1. Hanan al-Shaykh, Minding the Body – Lebanon
  2. Nawal El Saadawi, Woman at Point Zero – Egypt
  3. Laila Lalami, Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits – Morocco
  4. Asli Erdogan, The City in Crimson Cloak – Turkey
  5. Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Waking Lions – Israel

Asia

  1. Weina Dai Randel, The Moon in the Palace – China
  2. Han Kang, The Vegetarian – South Korea
  3. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, The Unknown Errors of Our Lives – India
  4. Amulya Malladi, A House for Happy Mothers – India
  5. Min Jin Lee, Pachinko -South Korea
  6. Thi Bui, The Best We Could Do – Vietnam

Oceania

  1. Geraldine Brooks, The Secret Chord – Australia
  2. Shirley Barrett, Rush OH!  – Australia
  3. Keri Hulme, The Windeater – New Zealand