“An Untamed State” by Roxane Gay
If you offer yourself up to the experience of reading An Untamed State, you will be rewarded.
“Hyperbole and a Half” by Allie Brosh
Hyperbole and a Half is a funny, eccentric, endearing graphic memoir that captures the large and small moments of Brosh’s life.
“Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo
Behind the Beautiful Forevers has changed the way I look at journalism—changed the very way that I want to tell stories.
“Across the River and Into the Trees” by Ernest Hemingway
This story is really about two relationships in the Colonel’s life: with his 19 year old girlfriend Renata, and with his own past.
“Answers I’ll Accept” edited by Kelly Ann Jacobson
I’m just a fun-loving collection of essays, looking for a reader who enjoys the same.
By the Book
I am the kind of person who likes to do things by the book. At least at first. Tell me the rules, tell me exactly how to do it. Later, I’ll bend or break the rules and make my own way…