6 Women Writers To Add To Your Bookshelf

February 25, 2015 2:37 PM

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6 Women Writers To Add To Your Bookshelf

Last week, we asked editors at The Huffington Post to share which books they think all men should read, as a way of subverting the typically macho roundups of books for dudes. The responses ranged from Jane Austen to edgy young essayists such as Roxane Gay. But we also think it's important to highlight the great female authors who aren't always in the spotlight.

Neruda famously lamented, 'Love is so short, forgetting is so long.' It’s a sentiment most of us relate to: We cherish memories of loved ones lost to life’s whims. We bask in nostalgia, and in fact benefit from doing so. Laura van den Berg’s first novel takes the value of nostalgia a step further, a...

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