Monday, April 30, 2018

Six top books with strong-willed female protagonists

Curtis Sittenfeld's new book, You Think It, I'll Say It, is her first short-story collection. One of her six favorite books with strong-willed female protagonists, as shared at The Week magazine:
Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

Jones' justly acclaimed An American Marriage is a recent Oprah's Book Club pick; this 2011 novel is equally wonderful. Its teenage narrators are half sisters whose father is a bigamist, a situation Jones makes complex. She also magnificently captures details of teenage girlhood that are at once universal and specific to 1980s Atlanta.
Read about the other entries on the list.

Silver Sparrow is among Kyle Minor fifteen hottest affairs in literature.

--Marshal Zeringue