Top books for women 2018
The Best Books of | GlamourTo say that has been a complex year for women would be putting it lightly. No need to spook you with a comprehensive retrospective, but let's just say engaging in the art of escapism has been a full-time job for many of us. Several of the year's most beloved—and best-reviewed—works were written by women Meg Wolitzer's The Female Persuasion, for example , but that wasn't a prerequisite for our staff to share the various novels and works of nonfiction they devoured—and adored. From novels by new writers that tap into what it means to living right now Stephen Markley's Ohio paints a grim picture of postrecession Rust Belt America and all that comes with it; Vox by Christina Dalcher gives The Handmaid's Tale a dystopian run for its money to compelling works of nonfiction that had everyone talking. Below, our picks for the best books of
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The good news for books in is that this new batch of novels will feel more timely than those published last year. From a dystopian novel about reproductive rights to an anthology of essays on rape culture to a collection of short stories including one following Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail, these 10 books by women coming out in are bound to strike the perfect balance between escapism and timeliness. The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin Putnam. This dystopian novel takes place in an America that no longer seems all that dystopian: Roe vs. Wade has been overturned, and abortion is illegal again, as is in-vitro fertilization. Her friendship with Franklin grows, which only complicates her relationship with Eleanor, and the novel expands to include several decades spanning the intricate relationships between all three of them. Based loosely on the real letters between Hickok and Roosevelt, this novel is sure to excite American history buffs and any readers interested in the complexities of gender and sexuality, especially during a time when those lines were not meant to be blurred.
So, it's almost the end of the year. Time to put your feet up, grab a mince pie, and curl up with a good book. Some truly brilliant books have been.
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Skip navigation! If I could, I would dip out of life, and spend the day racing to the back cover. Luckily for me, and unfortunately for my obligations, there is an endless supply of really , really , ridiculously good books. Looking ahead to , it's definite that our Goodreads queues will be getting a whole lot longer. These are the books you'll want to escape into when you're having a hard day.