female protagonists Archive

Tell me a Riddle

Confession: I had never heard of Tillie Olsen until I bumped into a short story competition with her name attached. Some google followed, in which I found this short story “I stand here ironing”  http://producer.csi.edu/cdraney/2011/278/resources/olsen_ironing.pdf and...

Drie dochters van Eva (in English: Three daughters of Eve)

By Elif Shafak A novel full of big ideas and questioning thoughts, based partly in Istanbul and partly in Oxford. Big ideas and professors in one book are a risky combination, and at times it slips, but the uncommon, unexpected plot twist made up for that.  How many...