Bitches and Sad Ladies Author:ed. Pat Rotter An anthology of fiction by and about women. Extraordinary stories of ordinary women breaking loose intheir personal lives by extraordinary women breaking loose with truth in fiction. A landmark in woman's fiction. Includes stories by Joyce Carol Oaates, Ann Beattie, Edna O'Brien, Anne Sexton, Grace Paley, Ursula K. Le Guin, Judith Rossner.