15 new books to read in November: from 'Olive, Again' to 'Blue Moon'
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From memoirs to literary fiction and even a photography tome, last month bore an eclectic mix of new novels and non-fiction titles to add to our shelves. Here are 15 worth bookmarking this November...
'Ask a Footballer' by James Milner
The former Manchester City midfielder, now at Liverpool, delivers a self-deprecating, very funny book about life as a top-flight footballer.
'Broken Glass' by Alexander Hartung
Detective Nik Pohl investigates the disappearance of a young woman, who looks suspiciously like another young woman found dead years previously.
'The Puzzle of You' by Leah Mercer
Charlotte McKay wakes up in hospital but doesn’t remember how she got there. And who is this young girl calling her “Mummy”? Mercer has crafted a charming story about a woman trying to piece her life back together.
'The Man in the Red Coat' by Julian Barnes
The Booker Prize-winning author looks into the remarkable life of surgeon Samuel Pozzi, who cavorted through the glamour and scandal of the Parisian Belle Epoque.
'In the Dream House' by Carmen Maria Machado
This is a memoir from the National Book Award finalist, which explores Machado’s abusive relationship and places it in the context of history and literature.
'The Other Side of the Coin' by Angela Kelly
As the Queen’s Senior Dresser for two decades, Angela Kelly has enjoyed rare access to the Royal Family. Expect intimate anecdotes and unseen photographs.
'Blue Moon' by Lee Child
In the latest Jack Reacher thriller, two gangs are involved in an increasingly bloody turf war. A chance encounter on a bus brings Reacher into the fold.
'Impostor' by LJ Ross
The bestselling author of the DCI Ryan thrillers brings us a new character: forensic psychologist Alexander Gregory. The murder victims are piling up in County Mayo, forcing Gregory to try and get inside the mind of a serial killer.
'Find Me' by Andre Aciman
In this long-awaited follow-up to Call Me By Your Name, Aciman catches up with Elio (a concert pianist) and Oliver (a college professor), whose lives have changed indelibly in the years since their relationship ended.
'Olive, Again' by Elizabeth Strout
Strout won the Pulitzer Prize for her 2008 novel Olive Kitteridge. In this sequel, we discover how our heroine’s life in Maine has changed with the passing of time.
Initiated: Memoir of a Witch by Amanda Yates Garcia
Garcia was 13 years old when her mother introduced her to witchcraft, but this memoir is more about the magic – and horror – of real life.
All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg
In this tumultuous domestic drama, a successful lawyer attempts to discover the truth about her abusive father, who is now lying on his deathbed.
The Night Fire by Michael Connelly
In the latest Ballard and Bosch thriller, a judge is found dead in a park and a homeless person is burnt alive. So what links these crimes together?
Morning Glory on the Vine by Joni Mitchell
A collection of drawings and handwritten lyrics, which the singer put together as a present for friends in 1971, is reproduced for the first time.
Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren
In this modern-day romance tale, an up-and-coming actress is forced to decide whether or not she should give her first love a second chance.
Updated: November 3, 2019 11:09 AM