Historical Women in Fiction

  • Marie Benedict (The Other Einstein; Carnegie’s Maid)
  • Paula McLain (The Paris Wife; Love & Ruin — Hemingway)
  • Melanie Benjamin (The Swans of Fifth Avenue — Truman Capote)
  • Nancy Horan (Loving Frank – Lloyd Wright)
  • Kate Quinn (The Alice Network)
  • Jessica Shattuck (The Women in the Castle)
  • Martha Hall Kelly (Lilac Girls)
  • Christina Baker Kline (Orphan Train; A Piece of the World)
  • Min Jin Lee (Pachinko)
  • Paulette Jiles (News of the World)
  • Helen Simonson (The Summer Before the War)
  • Jim Fergus (One Thousand White Women)
  • Kristin Hannah (The Nightingale)
  • Yaa Gyasi (Homegoing)