According to p. 295 of the MLA Handbook 9th ed. Spell out months in the body of your paper and abbreviate as follows in your works cited list:
January = Jan.
February = Feb.
March = Mar.
April = Apr.
May = May
June = June
July = July
August = Aug.
September = Sept.
October = Oct.
November = Nov.
December = Dec.
McGill, Ivan, John Kurt Glenn, and Alice
Brockbank. The Action Learning Handbook: Powerful Techniques for Education. Rutledge Falmer, 2014.
List the first author last name first followed by the first and middle names followed by a comma. All other authors are listed first name followed by the last name. Insert the word "and" and a comma before the last author.
Note: If there are more than three authors, just list the first one followed by et al., which is Latin for and others. There is a period after al but not et. Example: Nelson, Karl, et al. Fish Is for Everyone. Penguin Press, 2016.
Bell, Madison Smartt. "Are You My Mother?" Review of Let the Northern Lights Erase Your
Name, by Vendela Vida. The New York Times Book Review, 31 Dec. 2021, p. 10. Academic Search Premier.
Author of the review: Bell, Madison Smartt.
Title & subtitle of the review: "Are You My Mother?"
Title & subtitle of the book being reviewed: Review of Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name,
Author of book: by Vendela Vida.
Title & subtitle of the periodical the review appears in: The New York Times Book Review,
Date of publication: 31 Dec. 2021,
Page numbers: p. 10.
If found online in a Library database include:
Database name: Academic Search Premier.