Sue Monk Kidd's 10 favorite books

Sue Monk Kidd, author of "The Secret Life of Bees," shares her favorite reads. 

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2. 'A Doll’s House,’ by Henrik Ibsen

In Ibsen’s classic theatrical work, housewife Nora secretly oversteps traditional gender roles by borrowing money in order to save her husband.  However, the villainous moneylender, Krogstad, threatens to reveal what she has done. Facing her husband’s disapproval, and possible legal ramifications, Nora finds the strength to assume the autonomy society has denied her. 

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