A list of ten books I'd recommend . . . giving myself a ten-minute limit to think of them. Appearing in a slightly curated order.

  1. Motel Chronicles,
    by Sam Shepard

  2. Baby Doll,
    by Tennessee Williams

  3. A Curtain of Green and Other Stories
    by Eudora Welty

  4. The Wind Up Bird Chronicle
    by Haruki Murakami

  5. After the Quake: Stories
    by Bodie Theone

  6. Suite Venitienne/Please Follow Me
    by Sophie Calle + Jean Baudrillard

  7. Out of the Girls Room and Into the Night
    by Thisbe Nissen

  8. Sonny Liston was a Friend of Mine: Stories
    by Thom Jones

  9. The Pugilist at Rest: Stories
    by Thom Jones

  10. Going to Meet the Man
    by James Baldwin

 

- Amy Theobald