Female Authors Ranking Rivalry

Can you name the female authors included in these rival Top 100 lists?

Modern Library Board List: 1998 list of "the best novels published in the English language since 1900," by a group of renowned literary figures. • Modern Library Reader's List: 1998 comparison list compiled from a poll of 217,520 voters. • Radcliffe's Rival 100 Best Novels List: 1998 comparison list compiled by the Radcliffe Publishing Course. • The BBC's Big Read: 2003 list compiled from a public poll searching for "the nation's best-loved novel," with 750,000 votes.
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Modern Library Board's Top 100 List
To the Lighthouse (#15) 
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (#17) 
The Age of Innocence (#58), The House of Mirth (#69) 
Death Comes for the Archbishop (#61) 
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (#76) 
The Death of the Heart (#84) 
Wide Sargasso Sea (#94) 
Under the Net (#95) 
Modern Library Reader's Top 100 List
Atlas Shrugged (#1), The Fountainhead (#2), Anthem (#7), We the Living (#8) 
To Kill a Mockingbird (#5) 
Gone With the Wind (#24) 
Beloved (#31) 
Wise Blood (#38) 
To the Lighthouse (#48) 
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (#52) 
The Handmaid's Tale (#53) 
The Haunting of Hill House (#66) 
The Wood Wife (#70) 
Guilty Pleasures (#82) 
My Ántonia (#94) 
Radcliffe's Rival 100 Best Novels List
To Kill a Mockingbird (#4) 
The Color Purple (#5) 
Beloved (#7), Song of Solomon (#25), Jazz (#56) 
Their Eyes Were Watching God (#23) 
Gone With the Wind (#26) 
To the Lighthouse (#34), Mrs. Dalloway (#46), Orlando (#63) 
The Age of Innocence (#42), Ethan Frome (#60) 
The Fountainhead (#43), Atlas Shrugged (#92) 
The Awakening (#50) 
My Ántonia (#51), O Pioneers! (#83), Death Comes for the Archbishop (#89) 
A Good Man Is Hard to Find (#61) 
Rebecca (#71) 
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (#78) 
Wide Sargasso Sea (#81) 
BBC's Big Read Top 100 List
Pride and Prejudice (#2), Persuasion (#38), Emma (#40) 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (#5), Philosopher's Stone (#22), Chamber of Secrets (#23), Prisoner of Azkaban (#24) 
To Kill a Mockingbird (#6) 
Jane Eyre (#10) 
Wuthering Heights (#12) 
Rebecca (#14) 
Little Women (#18) 
Gone With the Wind (#21) 
Middlemarch (#27) 
The Story of Tracy Beaker (#31), Double Act (#80), Vicky Angel (#86), Girls in Love (#98) 
Anne of Green Gables (#41) 
Goodnight Mister Tom (#49) 
The Shell Seekers (#50) 
The Secret Garden (#51) 
Black Beauty (#58) 
Noughts and Crosses (#61) 
The Thorn Birds (#64) 
The Magic Faraway Tree (#66) 
Bridget Jones's Diary (#75) 
The Secret History (#76) 
I Capture the Castle (#82) 
The God of Small Things (#85) 
Cold Comfort Farm (#88) 
The Clan of the Cave Bear (#92) 
Katherine (#95) 
The Princess Diaries (#99) 
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