Leaves are changing colors, there's a crispness in the air, pumpkin spice is in everything. Oh, and there are a million boxes in our receiving bay. That's how booksellers can tell it's fall. Autumn is all about new releases, and all about the heavy hitters. It's like the book version of Oscar season. Here are a few books that we are excited to see this week:
In these "urgently relevant essays,"* the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me "reflects on race, Barack Obama's presidency and its jarring aftermath"*--including the election of Donald Trump.
"A gift . . . One wonders how the world might be different if works in The Best American Nonrequired Reading were indeed required." --USA Today
LONGLISTED for the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTIONThe daring and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad.
From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one's roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself.
The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle
He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us himself). Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth century's most fantastic figures and arguably the most famous man on the planet.
From the #1 NYT bestselling author of Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, Roz Chast's new graphic memoir--a hilarious illustrated ode/guide/thank-you note to Manhattan as only she could write it. For native Brooklynite Roz Chast, adjusting to life in the suburbs (where people own trees!?) was surreal. But she recognized that for her kids, the reverse was true.
A collection of over 110 recipes for sweets, baked goods, and confections from superstar chef Yotam Ottolenghi.
A reimagining of one of Shakespeare's most well-read tragedies, by the contemporary, critcally acclaimed master of domestic drama