17 Books to Pick Up This Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.
Dissident Gardens

Dissident Gardens

384 pages; Doubleday

In this novel by the National Book Critics Circle Award winner, a pair of ferociously activist women—Communist mother and hippie daughter—fight for what they believe in, wreaking collateral damage along the way.

— Abbe Wright