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Around the world in female writers: why I'm reading 200 books by 2020

Author: Sophie Baggott
Newspaper: The Guardian
Date: Sep 28 2018
URL: https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2018/sep/28/around-the-world-in-female-writers-why-im-reading-200-books-by-2020?CMP=share_btn_tw

(...) It has also proved to me how ridiculous the phrase “women’s writing” is. The books I’ve read have been wildly, delightfully different in both style and substance, zigzagging from a surreal Chinese short-story collection to a Mexican gothic novella to an epic Polish “constellation novel” and so on. My favourite so far? Disoriental by the Iranian author Négar Djavadi (translated by Tina Kover), a mesmeric debut novel in which a daughter of Iranian dissidents records her family history from a Paris fertility clinic waiting room. (...)