(inspired by the incredible Mark Baumer but with a personal variation, namely, this strange habit I've cultivated to narrow my insatiable appetite for books wherein I pick a letter to head the author's first name for each month)


Adam Zagajewski, 
Alexander Chee, How to Write An Autobiographical Novel: Essays by Alexander Chee 
Amos Jasper Wright IV,
Charles Bowden, The Red Caddy: Into the Unknown with Edward Abbey 
Charles Simic, 
Emma Bolden, House Is An Enigma
Fanny Howe, 
Frye Gaillard, A Hard Rain  
Henry Wei Leung, Goddess of Democracy 
Kwoya Fagin Maples, Mend
Molly Brodak, Bandit 
Sarah Ruhl, 100 Essays I Don't Have to Write 
Terry Tempest Williams, When Women Were Birds 



David Shields, Reality Hunger: A Manifesto 
Dorothy Allison, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure
Elizabeth Hardwick
Eric Hoffer, 
Jane Smiley, 
Mircea Cartarescu, Blinding 
Mona Simpson, 
Sarah Manguso, The Two Kinds of Decay