I libri che hanno cambiato il mondo scritti dalle donne

Di seguito due liste sui libri che hanno cambiato il mondo scritti dalle donne tratte da: 20 Books by Women that Changed the World.

La top ten votata dal pubblico:

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (2017) by Reni Eddo-Lodge
A Room of One’s Own (1929) by Virginia Woolf
The Diary of a Young Girl (1947) by Anne Frank
A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792) by Mary Wollstonecraft
The Second Sex (1949) by Simone de Beauvoir
Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) by Maya Angelou
Frankenstein (181823) by Mary Shelley
Jane Eyre (1847) by Charlotte Bronte
The Female Eunuch (1970) by Germaine Greer

La top 20 scelta da accademici, venditori ed editori:

A Room of One’s Own (1929) by Virginia Woolf
A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792) by Mary Wollstonecraft
Ain’t I A Woman? (1981) by bell hooks
Frankenstein (1818) by Mary Shelley
Gender Trouble (1990) by Judith Butler
I am Malala (2013) by Malala Yousafzai
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) by Maya Angelou
Jane Eyre (1847) by Charlotte Bronte
No Logo (1999) by Naomi Klein
On Photography (1977) by Susan Sontag
Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson
The Diary of a Young Girl (1947) by Anne Frank
The Female Eunuch (1970) by Germaine Greer
The Hite Report (1973) by Shere Hite
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010) by Rebecca Skloot
The Origins of Totalitarianism (1951) by Hannah Arendt
The Second Sex (1949) by Simone de Beauvoir
The Unwomanly Face of War (1985) by Svetlana Alexievich
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (2017) by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Women & Power: A Manifesto (2017) by Mary Beard

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10 ottimi libri sulle biblioteche

Di seguito la lista di libri tratta da 10 GREAT BOOKS ABOUT LIBRARIES.

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, Audrey Aldamuy Denise (2019)

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Chris Grabentsein (2013)

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu, Joshua Hammer

The Library at Mount Char, Scott Hawkins (2015)

Evil Librarian, Michelle Knudson (2014)

The Borrower, Rebecca Makkai (2011)

The Strange Library, Haruki Kurkami (2014)

Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, Vicky Moron (2008)

The Library Book, Susan Orlean (2018)

Harlem Renaissance Librarian, Regina Anderson Andrews (2014)

Esauriti? 15 libri che aiuteranno a ricaricarvi

Di seguito la lista di libri tratta da Feeling Creatively Exhausted? 15 Books To Help You Recharge.

‘You Are Here: An Owner’s Manual for Dangerous Minds’ by Jenny Lawson

‘Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life’ by Anne Lamott

‘Your Illustrated Guide To Becoming One With The Universe’ by Yumi Sakugawa

‘Real Artists Have Day Jobs: (And Other Awesome Things They Don’t Teach You in School)’ by Sara Benincasa

‘Year of Yes’ by Shonda Rhimes

‘Invisible Cities’ by Italo Calvino

‘Am I There Yet? The Loop-de-Loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood’ by Mari Andrew

‘Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays’ by Zadie Smith

‘Relish: My Life in the Kitchen’ by Lucy Knisley

‘100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and Sword Fights, Parades and Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children, and Theater’ by Sarah Ruh

‘The Creative Tarot: A Modern Guide to an Inspired Life’ by Jessa Crispin

‘The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help’ by Amanda Palmer

‘How to Be a Person in the World: Ask Polly’s Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life’ by Heather Havrilesky

‘The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life’ by Twyla Tharp

‘Creative Pep Talk: Inspiration from 50 Artists’ by Andy J. Miller

11 Libri con dentro altri libri

Di seguito la lista di libri tratta da 11 Books Within Books That Will Definitely Stretch Your Imagination.

‘The Blind Assassin’, Margaret Atwood

‘Cloud Atlas’, David Mitchell

‘The Shadow of the Wind’, Carlos Ruiz Zafón

‘Autoboyography’, Christina Lauren

‘Fangirl’Rainbow Rowell

‘If on a winter’s night a traveler‘, Italo Calvino

‘Afterworlds’, Scott Westerfeld

‘Mr. Fox’, Helen Oyeyemi

‘Lost in a Good Book’, Jasper Fforde

‘The Reengineers’, Indu Muralidharan

‘The Habitation of the Blessed’, Catherynne M. Valente

30 libri da leggere per guadagnare lo status di “Buon lettore”

Di seguito la lista di libri tratta da: 30 Books You Need to Read to Earn ‘Well-Read’ Status.

The Odyssey, Homer
A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
Pride & Prejudice, Jane Austen
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

Nineteen-Eighty-Four, George Orwell
Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood

The Lord of the Rings series, J.R.R. Tolkien
The Foundation series, Isaac Asimov
Neuromancer, William Gibson

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Bonfire of Vanities, Tom Wolfe
The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck

Ulysses, James Joyce
Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon

A Song of Ice and Fire series, George R. R. Martin
The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
Fifty Shades of Grey, E.L. James:

Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Waiting, Ha Jin,
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Julia Alvarez

Ramayana
Romance of the Three Kingdoms

One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
To Live, Yu Hua
Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

Cat’s Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut
Catch-22, Joseph Heller
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams

11 libri con un forte messaggio sui cambiamenti climatici

Di seguito la lista di libri tratta da 11 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Novels With A Strong Message About Climate Change.

‘Gold Fame Citrus’ by Claire Vaye Watkins

‘Blackfish City’ by Sam J. Miller

‘Oryx and Crake’ by Margaret Atwood

‘The Island Will Sink’ by Briohny Doyle

‘Parable of the Sower’ by Octavia Butler

‘A Game of Thrones’ by George R.R. Martin

‘New York 2140’ by Kim Stanley Robinson

‘American War’ by Omar El Akkad

‘The Fifth Season’ by N.K. Jemisin

‘Orleans’ by Sherri L. Smith

‘The Stone Gods’ by Jeanette Winterson