6 Books That Made a Difference to Sue Monk Kidd
The author of The Invention of Wings has a pile of books on her desk that keeps her going—not just in writing, but in life. Read them all...
By Kate Chopin
"Chopin writes about a woman's, Edna Pontellier's, struggle against the limitations of her culture. I read it when I was 19 and it woke me up to my own journey, breaking through the limitations of growing up as a girl in the '50s, coming of age in the '60s in the South, prefeminist America. I had to find my own truth, my own voice and not one that was the voice imposed upon me. Reading this book, I became aware."