The Best Books of Fall 2018
My Love Story by Tina Turner
What's love got to do with it? Plenty, of course. A rollicking, dishy, emotional memoir from the 78-year-old icon.
My Love Story, $28; amazon.com
The Caregiver by Samuel Park
A Brazilian immigrant finds work caring for a young woman dying of stomach cancer — the disease that claimed this young novelist’s life last year. Lovely and heartbreaking.
The Caregiver, $26; amazon.com
Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart
A millionaire careens across the U.S. via Greyhound in a debauched attempt to escape his life, beautiful wife and autistic son. Darkly hilarious.
Lake Success, $28; amazon.com
Transcription by Kate Atkinson
World War II Britain, this time to tell the intriguing tale of a young girl recruited to spy for MI5 — and how that experience comes to haunt her.
Transcription, $28; amazon.com
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
This glittering debut novel examines every rung of 18th-century London’s social ladder with keen wit and in delicious detail.
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock, $28.99; amazon.com
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
The Personality Brokers by Merve Emre
The fascinating true story of the mother-daughter team who developed the Myers-Briggs personality test.
The Personality Brokers, $27.95; amazon.com
A Well-Behaved Woman by Therese Anne Fowler
Fowler reimagines the evolution of Alva Vanderbilt Belmont from socialite to suffrage crusader, to delicious effect.
A Well-Behaved Woman, $27.99; amazon.com
MOST ANTICIPATED: Becoming by Michelle Obama
The brainy, charismatic former First Lady opens up about ... we won’t know until November!
Becoming, $32.50; amazon.com