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Our Most Anticipated Books: September - November 2022

Updated: Aug 9, 2022

There are some great books coming out this autumn. Here is a selection that we are excited about, including Stephen King, Michelle Obama, Cormac McCarthy, Fredrik Backman and more! Order now, and we’ll have a copy ready for you as soon as the book arrives.


Fairy Tale by Stephen King (September 6)

Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes into the deepest well of his imagination in this spellbinding novel about a seventeen-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war, and the stakes could not be higher--for that world or ours.

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell (September 6)

The author of Hamnet brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life in this unforgettable fictional portrait of the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de' Medici as she makes her way in a troubled court.

Lessons by Ian McEwan (September 13)

From best-selling author Ian McEwan, comes the epic and intimate story of one man's life across generations and historical upheavals. From the Suez Crisis to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the fall of the Berlin Wall to the current pandemic, Roland Baines sometimes rides with the tide of history, but more often struggles against it.

The Winners by Fredrik Backman (September 27)

The long-awaited conclusion to the beloved bestselling and “engrossing” (People) Beartown series—which inspired an HBO series of the same name—follows the small hockey town’s residents as they grapple with change, pain, hope, and redemption.


Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng (October 4) Our Missing Hearts is an old story made new, of the ways supposedly civilized communities can ignore the most searing injustice. It’s a story about the power—and limitations—of art to create change, the lessons and legacies we pass on to our children, and how any of us can survive a broken world with our hearts intact.

Nights of Plague by Orhan Pamuk (October 4)

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature: Part detective story, part historical epic—a bold and brilliant novel that imagines a plague ravaging a fictional island in the Ottoman Empire.

The Last Chairlift by John Irving (October 18)

John Irving, one of the world's greatest novelists, returns with his first novel in seven years--a ghost story, a love story, and a lifetime of sexual politics.

The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy (October 25)

Cormac McCarthy returns with the first of a two-volume masterpiece: The Passenger is the story of a salvage diver, haunted by loss, afraid of the watery deep, pursued for a conspiracy beyond his understanding, and longing for a death he cannot reconcile with God. Look for Stella Maris, the second volume in The Passenger series, on sale December 6th, 2022


Musical Tables by Billy Collins (November 15)

A collection of more than 125 small poems, all of them new, each a thought or observation compressed to its emotional essence--from the former United States Poet Laureate and bestselling author of Aimless Love.

A Book of Days by Patti Smith (November 15)

A deeply moving and brilliantly idiosyncratic visual book of days by the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, featuring more than 365 images and reflections that chart Smith's singular aesthetic--inspired by her wildly popular Instagram.

The Light We Carry by Micelle Obama (November 15)

“When we are able to recognize our own light, we become empowered to use it,” writes Michelle Obama. A rewarding blend of powerful stories and profound advice that will ignite conversation, The Light We Carry inspires readers to examine their own lives, identify their sources of gladness, and connect meaningfully in a turbulent world.

The Twist of a Knife by Anthony Horowitz (November 15)

In Anthony Horowitz’s ingenious fourth literary whodunit, Horowitz becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation—and only one man can prove his innocence: his newly estranged partner in solving crime, Detective Hawthorne.

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