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Fall books guide: 20 titles to add to your reading list
Mariah Carey, Megan Rapinoe, Jonathan Lethem and other authors worth checking out.
The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer and darkness is settling in. Makes it hard to see to read, but that’s what Kindles and book lights are for, right? You’ll need them this autumn, given the embarrassment of good books publishing this season. You can look forward to new novels from literary heavy hitters Marilynne Robinson, Don DeLillo and Jonathan Lethem; celebrity tell-alls from Mariah Carey and Matthew McConaughey; and moving heart-tohearts from Michael J. Fox and Megan Rapinoe. Here are 20 fall books we can’t wait to read while curled up under a warm blanket.
‘The Meaning of Mariah Carey’ by Mariah Carey, Sept. 29
The award-winning music icon tells the story of her life, unfiltered, in her own words. “Writing this memoir was incredibly hard, humbling and healing. My sincere hope is that you are moved to a new understanding, not only about me, but also about the resilience of the human spirit,” Carey says.
‘Jack’ by Marilynne Robinson, Sept. 29
The Pulitzer Prize-winner’s latest is a star-crossed interracial romance, in which the white prodigal son of a Presbyterian minister in Gilead, Iowa,