MLA 9 citation style requires book titles in italics and citations in a hanging indent (the second line is indented below the first line), as you see below.
Smith, Clint., and Clint Smith. How the Word Is Passed : A Reckoning with the History of Slavery
Across America. Little Brown & Company, 2021.
Corbin, & Alexander, K. (2022). California Soul : An American Epic of Cooking and Survival.
Random House Publishing Group.