While I am unfamiliar with most of the works listed by Bruce in the article, there is one part of the article I did have some expertise in. At the top, we have this cartoon of Springsteen:
This is the work of comic illustrator Jillian Tamaki. I recently read her graphic novel This One Summer, a coming-of-age tale that is poignantly written and beautifully illustrated. So, if you didn't feel overwhelmed by all the book recommendations in the article, allow me to add one more to your reading list!