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From a new Patti Smith memoir to the completion of a Sinatra bio, these books will keep you busy.

Fall A&E Preview: Books

August 27th, 2015

From a new Patti Smith memoir to the completion of a Sinatra bio, these books will keep you busy.

  • Haruki Murakami, now 66, looks back in Wind/Pinball, writing about early adult life from the vantage of age 29.

  • Crime, addiction, bad relationships. There's so much happening in this book.

  • Kathryn Immonen and Stuart Immonen are best-known for their superhero work at Marvel.

  • The mystery is written more with the air of a midcentury gumshoe tale than that of a spy thriller.

  • "His comic operates on something between dream logic and arcade logic.."

  • Gruesome murder, water rights and is that really Pat Mulroy?

  • Award-winning artist Troy Little teamed up with the Thompson estate to retell the American classic.

  • The brothers apparently succeeded where favored others had failed, including a better-funded flight attempt backed by funds from the War Department.

  • The graphic novel rounds up Johnny Ryan’s unwholesome career.

  • In this apocalyptic read, beware the fair-haired.

  • There’s nothing politically correct about The Sellout, and its characters’ flawed logic draws attention to America’s greatest faults.

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