Fiction

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth” (Amulet Books): Jeff Kinney recounts more growing pains for young Greg Heffley.

“Doctor Zhivago” (Alfred A. Knopf): a new translation, by the acclaimed Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, of Boris Pasternak’s classic.

“Freedom” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux): Jonathan Franzen narrates the fall and revival of a modern American family.

“Full Dark, No Stars” (Scribner): four previously unpublished stories by Stephen King.

“Getting to Happy” (Viking): Terry McMillan gives the latest on the four heroines of “Waiting to Exhale.”

“Great House” (W.W. Norton): past tragedies haunt the present in Nicole Krauss’ new novel.

“Long Last Happy” (Grove Atlantic): collected short fiction by Barry Hannah, who died earlier this year.

“Mockinjay” (Scholastic): the finale of Suzanne Collins’ million selling “Hunger Games” trilogy.”

“Moonlight Mile” (William Morrow): Dennis Lehane’s sequel to “Gone, Baby, Gone.”

“Nemesis” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt): Philip Roth imagines a polio epidemic in 1940s New Jersey.

“Reversal” (Little, Brown): a new Harry Bosch thriller from Michael Connelly.

“Wicked Appetite” (St. Martin’s Press): the Seven Deadly Sins threaten Boston in Janet Evanovich’s latest.

“World and Town” (Alfred A. Knopf): Gish Jen’s new novel is set in changing New England town.

Nonfiction

“Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume I” (University of California Press): the whole story, 100 years after Twain’s death.

“Colonel Roosevelt” (Random House): the finale of Edmund Morris’ trilogy of Teddy Roosevelt.

“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Book): A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race” (Grand Central Publishing): the world in less than 300 pages, plus pictures.

“Decision Points” (Crown): former President George W. Bush describes key decisions in his life.

“Decoded” (Spiegel & Grau): straight talk from Jay-Z.

“Growing Up Laughing” (Hyperion): Marlo Thomas and friends give us the meaning of funny.

“I Remember Nothing” (Alfred A. Knopf): wise words from Nora Ephron.

“A Journey” (Alfred A. Knopf): the life and times of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

“Life” (Little, Brown): the world according to Keith Richards.

“Saul Bellow: Letters” (Viking): letters from the Nobel laureate to William Faulkner, Philip Roth and others.

“The Last Boy” (Harper): Jane Leavy’s biography of baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle.

“Unbroken” (Random House): a World War II bombardier’s story, as recounted by “Seabiscuit” author Laura Hillenbrand.

“Washington” (Penguin): Ron Chernow’s 800-page biography of George Washington.


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