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.
Traveling Sprinkler

Traveling Sprinkler

304 pages; Blue Rider Press

The feckless narrator of Baker’s 2009 novel, The Anthologist, is back, now coping with turning 55 and trying to get over the girlfriend who dumped him by immersing himself in a whole new obsession: songwriting.

— Abbe Wright