10 Books by women that carry on ‘The Bell Jar’’s legacy

For many writers, Sylvia Plath is revered as a contemporary literary legend, whose words will continue to resonate for centuries. Her first and only novel, The Bell Jar, was known notoriously as a “potboiler” at the time of publication and has since become known as a groundbreaking piece of work that dared to candidly tackle women’s issues. In honor of The Bell Jars 53rd anniversary, here are 10 new books by women who prove Plath’s impact.