- (Wikipedia, 2015) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simone_de_Beauvoir Retrieved:2015-5-15.
- Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir ( ; 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986), was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory. De Beauvoir wrote novels, essays, biographies, autobiography and monographs on philosophy, politics and social issues. She is known for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary feminism; her novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins ; and her lifelong relationship with Jean-Paul Sartre.
- Les Mandarins (1954) (English - The Mandarins) [novel]
- Le Deuxième Sexe (1949) (English – The Second Sex) [nonfiction]
- Pour une morale de l'ambiguïté (1947) (English – The Ethics of Ambiguity) [nonfiction]
- Tous les hommes sont mortels (1946) (English – All Men Are Mortal) [novel]
- L'Invitée (1943) (English – She Came to Stay) [novel]