In the Heart of the Country, by J.M. Coetzee
At the Bottom of the River, by Jamaica Kincaid
In Praise of the Stepmother, by Mario Vargas Llosa
Panama, by Thomas McGuane
The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison
Reb Livingston is a poet, editor, and publisher whose books include Your Ten Favorite Words, Pterodactyls Soar Again, among other titles. Her work appears in literary magazines and has been nominated for several Pushcart prizes. She is the editor and publisher of No Tell Books. Visit her HERE.