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
* Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
* Winner of the New York City Book Award
* New York Times Bestseller
* A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Book of the Year
* A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of 2017
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
The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides
Washington Post "10 Best Graphic Novels of the Year"
New York Magazine "The Year's Most Giftable Coffee Table Books"
Newsday "Best Fall Books"
The Verge "The Ten Best Comics of the Year"
An Indie Next Pick
A New York Times best seller
A reimagining of one of Shakespeare's most well-read tragedies, by the contemporary, critically acclaimed master of domestic drama