Sunday, December 15, 2013

Meg Wolitzer's five favorite books by women writers

Meg Wolitzer's latest novel is The Interestings.

For Chatelaine magazine, she tagged five favorite books by women writers, including:
Selected Stories, Alice Munro

I know that a lot of people are jumping on the Nobel bandwagon right now, naming Munro to many of this year’s “best of” lists – but honestly, that’s where she belongs. Her work is resonant, and sticks in your mind; many of her stories are small, heartbreaking paragons of the form. Who else can write like this?
Read about another entry on the list.

Selected Stories is among Carolyn Cooke's top ten legendary short story collections.

--Marshal Zeringue