"Literary Traffic Jam"– Notable Books Coming out this Fall

September 11, 2012

EarlyWord reports that according to the NY Times a veritable glut of new titles from “superstar” authors will be arriving, some of whom haven’t published a book in years. Considering I heard an interview with Junot Diaz this morning on NPR about “This is How You Lose Her” (which was interesting because Diaz explained his thoughts on men’s attitudes toward women), I imagine there will be plenty of book talks, appearances, and other publicity to get the word out. Both reviewers and bookstore owners sound very excited about the upcoming titles:

(links are to EPL catalog)

Sept 4       Zadie Smith “NW”

Sept 11    Michael Chabon “Telegraph Avenue” and

Junot Diaz   “This is How You Lose Her”

Sept 18    Salman Rushdie  “Joseph Anton: A Memoir”

Sept 27    JK Rowling “The Casual Vacancy”  

(I posted about this before)

Oct  23      Tom Wolfe “Back to Blood”

Nov 6        Barbara Kingsolver “Flight Behavior”

Nov 13      Ian McEwan “Sweet Tooth”

Place a hold and enjoy the traffic, for a change!

Shira S.


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