Subscribe

Sue Monk Kidd's 10 favorite books

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

2. 'A Doll’s House,’ by Henrik Ibsen

of

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. 

2 of 10

Read Comments

View reader comments | Comment on this story
 
 
Make a Difference
Inspired? Here are some ways to make a difference on this issue.
FREE Newsletters
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.
 

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK