1. Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink by Elvis Costello
  2. How Music Works by David Byrne
  3. High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing edited by Audrey Petty - Voice of Witness
  4. Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
  5. The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley and Malcolm X