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Women Must Work
Richard Aldington
The Essex Serpent
Sarah Perry
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Olivia Laing
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
The Well of Loneliness
Radclyffe Hall
A Book for Her
Bridget Christie
The Power
Naomi Alderman
Walking in Berlin
Franz Hessel
The Years
Virginia Woolf
Tales from the Underworld
Hans Fallada

Fear of Flying by Erica Jong

Fear of Flying - Erica Jong

Intelligent and well-written. I really felt like I was in the main character's head, though I didn't always agree with her actions.I wish there were more books in this vein and style today, instead of all the fluffy "chick lit" crap out there.