Five new books from five of my favourite authors all come out in late September and October.
- Juliet, Naked-Nick Hornby (September 29)
- Manhood for Amateurs-Michael Chabon (October 6)
- Chronic City-Jonathan Lethem (October 13)
- Eating the Dinosaur-Chuck Klosterman (October 20)
- The Book of Basketball-Bill Simmons (October 27)
The Klosterman has me the most excited. It will be good to read Chuck in his wheelhouse, the extended essay. There are three other October releases I’m also eager to get my hands on.
- The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma-Trenton Lee Stewart (October 6)
- Peter & Max-Bill Willingham (October 13)
- Jack of Fables, Vol. 6-Bill Willingham (October 20)
Peter & Max is the first, stand-alone Fables novel. It will be interesting to see if Willingham is as capable with that format as he is with the comic book (his Fables series is, in my opinion, still the best comic series going).
Some more delicious reads for the fall.
- Andromeda Klein-Frank Portman (August 25)
- Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer and Driving Less are the Keys to Sustainability (September 17)
- A New Literary History of America-edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors (September 23)
- Perfect: Don Larsen’s Miraculous World Series Game and the Men Who Made It Happen-Lew Paper (September 29)
- And Another Thing…-Eoin Colfer (October 12)
- The Wild Things-Dave Eggers (October 13)
- Best Music Writing 2009-edited by Greil Marcus (October 13)
- What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures–Malcolm Gladwell (October 20)
Anyone else have any recommendations?