Monday, April 30, 2018

Six top novels 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:
Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet

In another recent novel set in the '90s, another freshman has traded working-class Cuban-American Miami for an elite college in upstate New York. Back in Florida, an Elián González–inspired drama unfolds; up north, Lizet navigates academic and romantic confusion. Capó Crucet is equally brilliant writing about class, sex, and what it's like to experience snow for the first time.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue