She Came to Stay

She Came to Stay. Translated by Roger Senhouse and Yvonne Moyse. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.,1954. English translation of L'Invitée (Paris: Gallimard, 1943).

The Blood of Others

The Blood of Others. Translated by Roger Senhouse and Yvonne Moyse. New York: Pantheon Books, 1948. English translation of Le sang des autres (Paris: Gallimard, 1945).

Who Shall Die?

Who Shall Die? Translated by Claude Francis and Fernande Gontier. Florissant: River Press, 1983. English translation of Les bouches inutiles (Paris: Gallimard, 1945).

The Second Sex

The Second Sex. Translated by H. M. Parshley. New York: Vintage Books, 1989. English translation of Le deuxième sexe (Paris: Gallimard, 1949).

America Day by Day

America Day by Day. Translated by Carol Cosman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990. English translation of L'Amérique au jour le jour (Paris: Gallimard, 1954).

The Mandarins

The Mandarins. Translated by Leonard M. Friedman. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1991. English translation of Les mandarins (Paris: Gallimard, 1954).

Must We Burn Sade?

Must We Burn Sade? Translated by Annette Michelson, The Marquis de Sade. New York: Grove Press, 1966. English translation of Faut-il brûler Sade? (Paris: Gallimard, 1955).

The Long March

The Long March. Translated by Austryn Wainhouse. New York: The World Publishing, 1958. English translation of La longue marche (Paris: Gallimard, 1957).

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter. Translated by James Kirkup. Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1963. English translation of Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée (Paris: Gallimard, 1958).

In Defense of Djamila Boupacha

– "In Defense of Djamila Boupacha." Le Monde, 3 June, 1960. Appendix B in Djamila Boupacha: The Story of the Torture of a Young Algerian Girl which Shocked Liberal French Opinion; Introduction to Djamila Boupacha. Edited by Simone de Beauvoir and Gisèle Halimi. Translated by Peter Green. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. English translations of Djamila Boupacha (Paris: Gallimard, 1962).

The Ethics of Ambiguity

The Ethics of Ambiguity. Translated by Bernard Frechtman. New York: Citadel Press, 1996. English translation of Pour une morale de l'ambiguïté (Paris: Gallimard, 1947). Beauvoir, Simone de Beauvoir, Simone de. Force of Circumstance, Vol. I: After the War, 1944-1952; Vol. 2: Hard Times, 1952-1962. Translated by Richard Howard. New York: Paragon House, 1992. English translation of La force des choses (Paris: Gallimard, 1963).

A Very Easy Death

A Very Easy Death. Translated by Patrick O'Brian. New York: Pantheon Books, 1965. English translation of Une mort très douce (Paris: Gallimard, 1964).

The Woman Destroyed

The Woman Destroyed. Translated by Patrick O'Brian. New York: Pantheon Books, 1969. English translation of La femme rompue (Paris: Gallimard, 1967).

The Coming of Age

The Coming of Age. Translated by Patrick O'Brian. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. English translation of La vieillesse (Paris: Gallimard, 1970).

When Things of the Spirit Come First

When Things of the Spirit Come First. Translated by Patrick O'Brian. New York: Pantheon Books, 1982. English translation of Quand prime le spirituel (Paris: Gallimard, 1979).

Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre

Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre. Translated by Patrick O'Brian. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1986. English translation of La cérémonie des adieux (Paris: Gallimard, 1981).

Letters to Sartre

Letters to Sartre. Translated and Edited by Quintin Hoare. London: Vintage, 1992. English translation of Lettres à Sartre (Paris: Gallimard, 1990).

All Men are Mortal

All Men are Mortal. Translated by Leonard M. Friedman. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1992. English translation of Tous les Hommes sont Mortels (Paris: Gallimard, 1946).


Simone de Beauvoir on Woman

– Leighton, Janet.  Simone de Beauvoir on Woman.  Cranbury, NJ and London: Associated University Press, 1975.

Simone de Beauvoir

– Cottrell, Robert D. Simone de Beauvoir. New York: F. Ungar, 1975.

Simone de Beauvoir

– Okely, Judith. Simone de Beauvoir. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986.

Simone de Beauvoir

– Appignanesi, Lisa. Simone de Beauvoir, London and New York: Penguin, 1988.

Simone de Beauvoir

– Keefe, Terry. Simone de Beauvoir. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.

On de Beauvoir

– Scholz, Sally J. On de Beauvoir. Belmont: Wadsworth, 2000.

Simone de Beauvoir as Novelist

– Podhoretz, Norman. “Simone de Beauvoir as Novelist” in The Norman Podhoretz Reader: A Selection of His Writings from the 1950s through the 1990s. New York and London, Free Press, 2004.

“Beauvoir, Hegel, War”

– Altman, Meryl. “Beauvoir, Hegel, War,” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, 22(3): 66–91, 2007.