18 Riveting Reads to Pick Up This November

Bond, James Bond, is back, in a novel by William Boyd; Erica Jong's revolutionary Fear of Flying turns 40; Dave Eggers imagines a scary feature that feels all too real; and more riveting literature to read this month.

Half the Kingdom

176 pages; Melville House
The beloved New Yorker writer has penned a daring satirical novella with a plotline that involves dementia, phobias, and the health care system–and still manages to be funny and wise.