January 1st through June 30th in books.  Collected essays, experiences of life both epic and mundane.  Sunken in realities, alternate and present.

L to R:
- Too Much and Not In the Mood, Durga Chew-Bose
- Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson
- Crucial Conversations, May Sarton
- Red Tenda of Bologna, John Berger
- An American Childhood, Annie Dillard
- How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, Alexander Chee
- Feel Free, Zadie Smith
- No Time to Spare, Ursula K Le Guin